Sampler

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, satin, running, long-armed cross, and back stitches, with withdrawn element work with needle made fillings and aztec stitches on plain weave foundation | 1836

Unknown Maker

Three columns of geometric and pattern bands in many colors, with spot motifs including birds.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-386

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