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Sampler
Sampler
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Petit Point Embroidery Silk On Wool, Silk Ribbon
Dimensions:
55.9 x 31.8 cm (22 x 12 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1985.23.22
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

Floral and landscape spot designs from pattern books. Several alphabets and many borders, floral and animal designs. Edged with pink silk ribbon and bows at the corners. All tent stitch and reverse tent stitch. Initials top center "S M". Label copy from 1985 says that this is wool embroidery on wool.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”