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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Sampler (Chile), ca. 1940

This is a Sampler. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, chain, herring bone stitches, and withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation.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: 27.3 x 19.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Chile), ca. 1940; cotton; H x W: 27.3 x 19.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-347

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