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Sampler (Netherlands)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1778 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, cross, brick, back, star, four-sided cross, and star stitches with couching 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: 20.3 x 31.1 cm (8 x 12 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

ATD

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 20.3 x 31.1 cm (8 x 12 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-227

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