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Object Name Sampler
Artist Unknown
Description Rectangle shape sampler on off-white linen. Sampler includes the alphabet and numbers, as well as different stitch types. Stitching is mostly in a tan color thread, but also includes gray and blue. Small patch applied with additional needlework letters, original to object. Note with object reads: "A true simple sampler, not for show but for practice".
Date 19th c.
Material linen, cotton thread
Dimensions H-0.25 W-10.25 L-7.25 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1976.20
Provenance Unknown
Source Estate of Bessie Gray
Received as Gift