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Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Northern Germany), 19th century

This is a Darning sampler (unfinished). It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in running stitches (pattern darning) 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: 49 x 80cm (19 5/16 x 31 1/2in.)

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Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Northern Germany), 19th century; cotton embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 49 x 80cm (19 5/16 x 31 1/2in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-308

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