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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Tallman. It is dated 1830 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross and satin embroidery 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: 42 x 46.5cm (16 9/16 x 18 5/16in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Sarah Tallman (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 42 x 46.5cm (16 9/16 x 18 5/16in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-156

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