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Call #:
1922.4.1
Title:
Sampler
Collection type:
Textiles
Author/Creator :
  • Child, Lucy - Embroiderer
  • Date:
    1800
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Sampler
    Materials:
    satin
    Medium:
    Embroidery
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Sampler with tree overhanging tomb marked "G.W." and surmounted by a urn bearing Masonic emblem. The top and bottom thirds contain a verse and all is surrounded by a geometric floral border. Cross, satin and outline stitches used with yellow, blue, and black.
    Dimensions:
    Height:16 in x Width:11.25 in
    Subjects:
    Needlework
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lucy A. Metcalf , 1922-04-25
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