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Not on display. Research Application
Call #:
1944.9.2
Title:
Sampler
Collection type:
Textiles
Author/Creator :
  • Newbold, Caroline
  • Date:
    1818
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Sampler
    Materials:
    silk
    linen plain weave
    Medium:
    Embroidery
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Sampler of three alphabets, numbers, verse, bird, flower, and tree motifs with an all-around floral border in satin and cross stitches.
    Dimensions:
    Height:13.25 in x Width:14 in
    Subjects:
    Needlework
    Research Notes:
    A very well preserved example of the "typical" American sampler.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Caroline Hazard , 1944
    Bibliographic References:
    (Exhibited at RIHS March - December 1970.)
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