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1941

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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Susanna Meck. It is dated 1827 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton embroidery on linen ground and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair and Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43 x 45 cm (16 15/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Susan Nameck 1827 IFM MM SM LM CM

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Susanna Meck (American); cotton embroidery on linen ground; H x W: 43 x 45 cm (16 15/16 x 17 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-93

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