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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It was made by Mary Wood. It is dated 1782 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is wool, silk and its technique is embroidery in cross stitch and eye stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers. It is credited Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

20 X 14.5 in. framed

It is inscribed

Mary Wood Her Work Done in the year of our Lord 1782

Cite this object as

Sampler; Made by Mary Wood ; wool, silk; 20 X 14.5 in. framed; Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-28

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