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Map Sampler (England), late 18th century

This is a Map sampler. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and wool embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, satin and running stitches 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: 50.8 x 45.7 cm (20 x 18 in.)

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Map Sampler (England), late 18th century; silk and wool embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 50.8 x 45.7 cm (20 x 18 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-64

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18617175/ |title=Map Sampler (England), late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>