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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Wray. It is dated 1734 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is silk, linen and its technique is embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 57.8 × 34.9 × 1.9 cm (22 3/4 × 13 3/4 × 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Wray finished this December the 12th 1734 in the ? year of her age

Cite this object as

Sampler; Embroidered by Elizabeth Wray ; silk, linen; Frame H x W x D: 57.8 × 34.9 × 1.9 cm (22 3/4 × 13 3/4 × 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-39

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