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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It is dated mid–late 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool embroidery on cotton 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: 37.5 x 58.4 cm (14 3/4 in. x 23 in.)

It is inscribed

Recuerdo

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Sampler; wool embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 37.5 x 58.4 cm (14 3/4 in. x 23 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-438

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