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Object ID 1944.047
Object Name Sampler
Collection Textiles
Credit line DHS Collection
Date 1787
Description Marking sampler on linen that contains the alphabet twice in red, blue, green, and yellow, the numbers one through ten,and the date "1787." The second embroidered alphabet also contains the letters one through eight. The lower portion contains a variety of embroidered images including a checkerboard, flowers, a small chair, and the initials "W.W."
Dimensions W-8 L-5.75 inches
Subjects Textiles
Sewing
Needlework
Search Terms Samplers
Sewing
Needlework
Eighteenth Century
Material Linen; wool embroidery