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Sampler (Germany), 1851

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1851 and we acquired it in 1997. Its technique is various embroidery stitches. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Alice Jennings Smith. It is credited Gift of Alice Jennings Smith in memory of Ruth Jennings Terrill.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 423 x 16 cm (13 ft. 10 9/16 in. x 6 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Stitched into last square "...TIX ANTONIA 1851."

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1851; H x W: 423 x 16 cm (13 ft. 10 9/16 in. x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Alice Jennings Smith in memory of Ruth Jennings Terrill; 1997-91-1

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