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Sampler (Spain), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, back, running, threaded running, interlaced chain, chain, and cross stitches with withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 102.2 x 26.7 cm (40 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

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Sampler (Spain), 19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 102.2 x 26.7 cm (40 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-420

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