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1984

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2018

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Mourning Sampler (USA), 1803

This is a Mourning sampler. It is dated 1803 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk embroidery, paint and ink on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, knot stitches andcouching on plain weave foundation using chenille and loosely twisted threads, with painted background. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Gillian Moss.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 47 x 53.3 cm (18 1/2 x 21 in.)

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Mourning Sampler (USA), 1803; silk embroidery, paint and ink on silk foundation; H x W: 47 x 53.3 cm (18 1/2 x 21 in.); 1984-100-5

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