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Sampler.

Object Number: 
1942.264
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 30.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across center, copper floss: "Girtrue Zabriskie Was borne (sic) in / the year of our Lord . 1840."
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors silk floss; horizontal rows of alphabets, numbers, inscription and designs in upper two-thrids, bottom third empty, straight borders on all sides; cross stitched.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maria D. Pope
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group