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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Rectangular sampler with many small bands and squares of geometric patterns, in blues, greens, yellows, pinks and reds on white. The right side is dominated by two large areas of deflected element work in red and green.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Exhibitions: Exhibition: "Embroidery" June 6 to Sept. 2, 1978
  • Dimensions: H x W: 74 x 99 cm (29 1/8 x 39 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Marian Hague
  • Medium: Medium: silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in deflected and withdrawn element work, and needle lace stitches on plain weave foundation

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