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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Square sampler in two sections. The upper register has bands of small scale geometric and floral patterns and spot motifs. The lower register has a deer, a bird on a flowering branch, and a girl in a pinafore with a wreath.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Dimensions: H x W: 38 x 40 cm (14 15/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Marian Hague
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, back, straight, running, scotch and tent stitches on plain weave foundation

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