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Sampler
Sampler
Date:
ca. 1640
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Silk; Embroidery
Dimensions:
76.8 x 20.3 cm (30 1/4 x 8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1985.23.2
Acquisition Date:
1985-05-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon

Exhibition History:

The Sentiment of Samplers:17th - 19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
English-American Samplers, de Young Museum, 1995

Band sampler. Fine silk embroidery on linen. Completely reversible. Motifs include grape clusters, Tudor roses, holly tree, boxers. Middle Eastern design influence, pomegranate trees. Stitches include double-running, trellis, cross and seed.