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Berlinwork sampler

2001.205 (RS103958)

Description

Unfinished needlepoint sampler; Berlinwork; linen canvas ground; diaper pattern: orange yellow, gold, tan; rose, pink, white; four shades of blue; three shades of red, pink multicolored squares surrounded by four diamond clusters, green at the tip fading into gold to white; black background; linen is unevenly cut; rogue bright yellow practice stitches on one side; cross stitch and brick stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 19th century
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)
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
wool (textile)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.205
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; and Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
241803

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