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Berlinwork sampler

2001.204 (RS103957)

Description

Unfinished Berlinwork sampler; linen canvas and wool yarn; two bands; a continuous seed and diamond pattern in red, tan, teal, yellow on black background; overlapping line design with geometric shapes underneath in black, red, green, purple, yellow to brown hues for line design; fine canvas includes blue vertical threads spaced approximately one-half inch wide.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 19th century
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Used At Arnold House (Lincoln, R.I.).
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
linen (material)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
14 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.204
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
241802

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