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Sampler (Germany), 1852

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaretha Graten. It is dated 1852 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch 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: 36.5 x 35cm (14 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (Germany), 1852; Embroidered by Margaretha Graten ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 36.5 x 35cm (14 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-303

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