Sampler

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, four-sided, and running stitches, and withdrawn element work with needle-made fillings, on plain weave foundation | mid-19th century

Unknown Maker

Grid of rectangular bands and squares, each embroidered in stylized floral motifs, geometric patterns, or needle-lace fillings.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-335

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