Sampler

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in running (pattern darning), rococo, cross, tied cross, satin, and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation | 1771

Unknown Maker

Five darning crosses, four darning corners, central patch. Initials along outer edge, date in center.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-254

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