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sampler
  • Netherlands
  • sampler, 1783
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 41.91 x 46.35 cm
    Object Height/Width: 16 1/2 x 18 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6803
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Sampler with an all over pattern. An lower case alphabet is along the top and uppercase alphabet is along the bottom. In the center left is a square building. Scattered figures include birds, deer, humans, and trees (identified as trees of life). There is a geometric red border, each side different on all four sides. Colors include black, blue, brown, green, red, white, and yellow on cream.