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Sampler (Netherlands), 1844

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Geertruida H. Bontkes. It is dated 1844 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch 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: 45.1 x 49.5 cm (17 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Geertruida H. Bontkes 1844

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Sampler (Netherlands), 1844; Embroidered by Geertruida H. Bontkes ; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 45.1 x 49.5 cm (17 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-226

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