This is a Sewing sampler. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is embroidered with button holes, overcasting over deflected element and cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 16.5 x 33.7 cm (6 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Sewing Sampler; cotton, silk; H x W: 16.5 x 33.7 cm (6 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-201