Sampler

Medium: silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, satin, stem, running, double running, eyelet, long armed cross stitches and areas of withdrawn elements with needlemade fillings on plain weave foundation | 17th century

Unknown Maker

Bands of pattern in browns, blue, and green with alphabets followed by bands of white work pattern including an alphabet.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-44

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