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Sampler

Object Number: 
1940.198
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Linen, silk, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 11 in. ( 32.4 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across bottom in copper floss: "ELisAbethA S JePHAN" embroidered: upper right corner in red and brown floss: "1844"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with silk and cotton floss in various colors; horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers on upper half, some rows separated by decorative stitching, random designs on bottom half, inscription across bottom; cross, satin and running stitches.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. W. D. Parsons
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group