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Sewing Sampler

This is a Sewing sampler. It is dated 1810 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain, cross, back, and knot stitches with needlelace 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: 10.2 x 28 cm (4 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Sewing Sampler; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 10.2 x 28 cm (4 x 11 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-205

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