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Sampler

Unknownmid-19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Grid of rectangular bands and squares, each embroidered in stylized floral motifs, geometric patterns, or needle-lace fillings.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: mid-19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w460 x h340 cm
  • Dimensions: H x W: 33.7 x 46.4 cm (13 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, four-sided, and running stitches, and withdrawn element work with needle-made fillings, on plain weave foundation

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