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Sampler (Serbia), 20th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19 x 17.1 cm (7 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (Serbia), 20th century; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 19 x 17.1 cm (7 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-473

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