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Sampler

Unknown19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

An unfinished sampler with three alphabets, numerals, and an incomplete verse, with a wide floral border on three sides. Embroidered in colored silks on a white ground; the colors have run. The verse reads: There is a world where souls are freeWhere tyrants taint not natures bliss

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Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Provenance: By 1941, Mrs. Henry E. Coe (Eva Johnston Coe)1941, Museum for the Arts of Decoration of the Cooper Union
  • Dimensions: H x W: 44 x 44 cm (17 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation

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