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Embroidered in many colors on a black embroidered ground; a center panel with upper and lower case alphabets, numerals and the signature, and a wide floral border. The black background stops with an outer border of green cross stitch one row thick.

Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Lucy Lathrop
  • Date Created: ca. 1800
  • Physical Dimensions: w318 x h337 cm
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Marian Hague
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, eyelet, cross, long armed cross, rococco variation, chain and couching stitches on plain weave foundation
  • Signed: Signature: "Lucy Lathrop her sampler made in the 11th year of her age".
  • Inscribed: "Lucy Lathrop her sampler made in the 11th year of her age".
  • Dimensions: H x W: 33.7 x 31.8cm (13 1/4 x 12 1/2in.)

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