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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Scattered motifs, mostly geometric, dominated by large butterfly in the center, embroidered in many colors on a natural linen ground. With a flowering vine border.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w629 x h394 cm
  • Dimensions: H x W: 39.4 x 62.9 cm (15 1/2 x 24 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: wool embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in herringbone, cross, cross variation, long armed cross, and satin stitches on plain weave foundation

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