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Sampler

Date:
1661–63
Culture:
British
Medium:
Linen worked with silk and linen thread: reticella, double running, eye, cross, satin, and Gobelin stitches
Dimensions:
H. 37 1/2 x W. 6 3/8 inches (95.3 x 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper, Bequest of Mabel Herbert Harper, 1957
Accession Number:
57.122.368
Not on view
Signature: 1661/MARGARET BARBER 1663

Inscription: alphabet
Countess of Newbury ; Royal School of Needlework (until 1916; sold to Harper) ; Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper , New York (until d. 1957; bequeathed to MMA)
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