Overall: 13 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. ( 33.3 x 56.2 cm )
Horizontal vertical rectangular linen sampler with red silk floss; rows of alphabets across top third, tree trunk in center with suspended medallion carrying inscription, surrounded by plant designs with names or monograms beneath, and more rows of alphabets in bottom two thirds; stitches include satin, knots, outline, chain and straight.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
embroidered: center, red floss: "Weibliche / Unterrichts / Anstalt. / Dresden / 1810."
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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