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Museum purchase, Gift of the Textile Arts Council Board in honor of Martha M. Steen
English-American Samplers, de Young Museum, 1995
A band sampler with four bands of silk embroidery: strawberries, roses with pansies, acorns with leaves, and carnations with strapwork twists. All four bands worked in a variety of colored silk, including pink, blue and green. A variety of stitches are used including detached buttonhole for three-dimensional effects. Small section of drawnwork lower right corner. Signed: C.N. 1657.