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Sampler (Netherlands), 1724

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1724 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and back stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 68.6 x 28.5 cm (27 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Sampler (Netherlands), 1724; wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 68.6 x 28.5 cm (27 x 11 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-223

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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