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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1792 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, knot, and chain stitches with deflected 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: 31.8 x 21.6 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

M.A.B. 1792

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany); linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 31.8 x 21.6 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-297

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