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sampler
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • sampler, 1700–1750
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom or United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, eyelet, French knot, satin, spl
  • Object Height/Width: 40.64 x 20.93 cm
    Object Height/Width: 16 x 8 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2839
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Description

Sampler with four horizontal strips with floral and geometric patterns. The top panel has a floral motif in the center with a bird on either side on a beige ground. The panel below has a large symmetrical floral pattern on a blue background. The third panel has a large white and yellow panel with red and white flowers on either side, on a cream ground. The bottom panel has yellow, white, and red geometric fan-shapes on a blue ground.