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Sampler (Germany), 1847–48

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1847–48 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and cotton embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, back, and half-cross 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: 40.6 x 31.8 cm (16 x 12 1/2 in.)

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Sampler (Germany), 1847–48; silk and cotton embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 40.6 x 31.8 cm (16 x 12 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-298

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