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Darning Sampler (Germany), 1889

This is a Darning sampler. It is dated 1889 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running stitch (pattern darning) 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: 31.1 x 28.5 cm (12 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

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Darning Sampler (Germany), 1889; cotton embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 31.1 x 28.5 cm (12 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-79

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