Sampler

Medium: linen embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered with withdrawn element work with needlemade fillings using looping and overcasting. In top three bands elements have been removed in one direction (horizontal) only. | mid-late 16th century

Unknown Maker

Thirteen bands of withdrawn element work with needle-made fillings.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-50

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