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At top, cross borders showing alphabets, numbers, floral and geometric designs and "A G F den 10 July" (Angefangen 10th July); below, scattered motifs including a wreath with "D S M CG G ANNO 1806," flowers, animals, people in a sleigh, and "F E G W den 23 AUGUS" (Fertig Guersen August 23rd).

Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1806
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: wrapped bars and cross stitch on plain weave
  • Signed: Various initals.
  • Provenance: ex. coll. Mrs. Henry E. Coe (Eva Johnston Coe)
  • Dimensions: H x W: 72 x 31 cm (28 3/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

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