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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Martha Rayne. It is dated 1734 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted cross and half-cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.1 x 20.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 in.)

It is inscribed

Martha Rayne ended this in the year of our Lord 1734

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Martha Rayne (English); silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 24.1 x 20.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 in.); 1975-86-6

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