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Object ID 1953.011
Object Name Sampler
Collection Textiles
Credit line Gift of Mrs. John Palmer
Date 1809
Artist E. Evans
Made E. Evans
Description Small sampler with a wool ground that has a central images of a tree and two flanking birds surrounded by stylized flowers and small abstract design motifs. The bottom third of the sampler is embroidered with the maker's name: "E. Evans / her work in the / 7th year of her ag [sic] / 1809."

Dimensions W-3.75 L-5.625 inches
Dimension Details sampler dimensions only; conservation grosgrain silk ribbon border adds an additional 3/4" all the way around.
Subjects Textiles
Search Terms Samplers
Nineteenth Century
Material Wool; wool & silk embroidery
Place of Origin England