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untitled sampler
  • Elisabeth Pitcher
    active: United States
  • untitled sampler, 1720
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: chain, cross, eyelet, satin
  • Object Height/Width: 60.96 x 21.59 cm
    Object Height/Width: 24 x 8 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0947
Label Text

Sampler, long and narrow, with bands of geometric and floral ornament at the top. There are flowers, birds, animals, fleur-de-lys, and foliate motifs in the center, a band of flowers below, and an inscription on the bottom. Colors include black, blue, greens, pinks, white, and yellow on tan.