Sampler

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in counted stitches on plain weave | 19th century

Unknown Maker

Geometric floral designs in pink and blue that appear in the earliest of the 16th century pattern books

Credit: Bequest of Marian Hague
Object: 1971-50-155

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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