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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Corker. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is counted cross, stem and satin stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.1 x 54.6 cm (15 3/8 x 21 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Corker, Newbury 1798

Cite this object as

Sampler; Embroidered by Mary Corker ; silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 39.1 x 54.6 cm (15 3/8 x 21 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1976-100-5-a

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