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Sampler, 1814

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1814 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton and its technique is embroidered in cross, chain, buttonhole, and knot stitches with needle lace 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: 10.8 x 40.6 cm (4 1/4 x 16 in.)

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Sampler, 1814; cotton; H x W: 10.8 x 40.6 cm (4 1/4 x 16 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-258

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