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1917

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1942

  • We acquired this object.

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Unfinished Sampler (USA)

This is a Unfinished Sampler. It was made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen and its technique is drawnwork with darning and hem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 19 cm (13 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Unfinished Sampler (USA); Made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane ; linen; H x W: 33 x 19 cm (13 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza; 1942-47-11

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