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Sampler

Object Number: 
1944.329
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/2 x 18 in. ( 47 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across top, yellow floss: "Mary Ann Raw & Work Aged 13 1844"
Description: 
Square linen sampler with various colors of silk floss; bordered verse top center, various images throughout, geometric floral motif bordering all sides; stitches include cross, satin, running.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group