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Sampler (Netherlands), early 17th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, back, buttonhole, whipped running, withdrawn element work with needle-made fillings; overcasting, looping, and darning stitches on plain weave foundation.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: 61.6 x 21.6 cm (24 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), early 17th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 61.6 x 21.6 cm (24 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-233

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