Overall: 12 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. ( 31.1 x 50.2 cm )
Horizontal rectangular cotton sampler with red and white cotton floss stitching; horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers centered in upper two-thirds, inscription, monograms and designs in bottom third; white work, open work, satin and outline stitches.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
embroidered: bottom center, red floss: "Christiane Bauer. / 1840"
embroidered: bottom left corner, red and white floss: "G. Bauer / E. Bauer / M. B."
embroidered: bottom right corner, red and white floss: "A. B. / F. B. / F. Richter / H. B."
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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