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Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon
The Sentiment of Samplers:17th-19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
Spot sampler. Silk on cotton ground, symmetrically arranged motifs including a central building, birds, rabbits, trees and dogs. Wreath under a crown at the top with initials SIP, date in center 1787, and initials and presumed age of maker in border lower center OUD("old" in Dutch) 14.