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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Long vertical sampler with horizontal bands of geometric pattern in blue, green, yellow, red and pink on a natural ground. Trimmed with two tassels at bottom.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w420 x h960 cm
  • Dimensions: H x W: 95.3 x 41.9 cm (37 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, long armed cross, back, and double running stitches on plain weave foundation

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