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Sampler (England), 1843

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers. It is credited Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

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Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 76.2 x 35.9 cm (30 x 14 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

May 8 1843

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1843; silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 76.2 x 35.9 cm (30 x 14 1/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-24

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