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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Coleman. It is dated 1774 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, eyelet, tent, and half cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.6 x 33 cm (16 x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Ann Coleman (English); silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 40.6 x 33 cm (16 x 13 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-101

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