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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Long vertical rectangle with horizontal bands of geometric pattern embroidered in pale blues, green, yellow, and peach on a natural ground, with bands of withdrawn element work in white.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w265 x h1020 cm
  • Dimensions: H x W: 102.2 x 26.7 cm (40 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, back, running, threaded running, interlaced chain, chain, and cross stitches with withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation

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