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Sampler
Sampler
Date:
1816
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton Or Linen; Embroidery (cross, Satin, And Plain Stitch)
Dimensions:
47.6 x 26 x 0.2 cm (18 3/4 x 10 1/4 x 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2013.43.3
Acquisition Date:
2013-10-16
Credit Line:

Gift of Rebecca Horn and Michael Horn, in Memory of Walter and Alberta Horn

Embroidered sampler with domestic architectural scene: Two rows of characters: Latin alphabet all capital letters on top row, "1816 CATERINA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 BALDINI" along second row. Facade of home and garden below rows of characters: Five top floor windows, all empty. Second floor windows: far left little boy and pet in window, far right little girl in window. Balcony between second floor windows: man and woman in fashionable dress each in front two doors to balcony. Planted trees on balcony. Ground floor and garden: Woman in professional or regional costume (flower seller?) carrying flowers to left of house, domestic animals, caged bird, flowering trees in garden.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”