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Sampler (England), 1791

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Slatter. It is dated 1791 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation, woven silk ribbon, mica and paper and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, stem, eyelet, and chain stitches on plain weave foundation. central panel appliqued over another embroidery. 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: 35.6 x 45.1 cm (14 x 17 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Slatter ended this April the 29 1791

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1791; Embroidered by Mary Slatter (English); silk embroidery on silk foundation, woven silk ribbon, mica and paper; H x W: 35.6 x 45.1 cm (14 x 17 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-99

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