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sampler
  • United States
  • sampler, circa 1800
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 43.81 x 45.08 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 1/4 x 17 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0954
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Description
Literature

Unfinished sampler with an uppercase alphabet in two bands across the top. the "J" has been left out and there is an extra "A" on the end. There is a border with pink flowers around all four sides. The center is empty except for a small basket with three green forms in the bottom left corner. Colors include blue, greens, pink, red, and tan on tan.