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Sampler (Sri Lanka), 1956

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is mercerized cotton 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: 39.4 x 43.2cm (15 1/2 x 17 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Sri Lanka), 1956; mercerized cotton embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 39.4 x 43.2cm (15 1/2 x 17 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-23

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