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Sampler (Malta), 1956

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is mercerized cotton embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain, detached chain, cross, back, stem, running, satin, and knot stitches with withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation.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: 36.2 x 28.6 cm (14 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Malta G. C. 1956

Cite this object as

Sampler (Malta), 1956; mercerized cotton embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 36.2 x 28.6 cm (14 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-27

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