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Map Sampler (England), late 18th century

This is a Map sampler. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem and satin stitches on warp faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 56.5 x 50.2 cm (22 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Map Sampler (England), late 18th century; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 56.5 x 50.2 cm (22 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.); 1984-100-6

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18801203/ |title=Map Sampler (England), late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>