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Pictorial Sampler

1918.1419 (RS103748)

Description

Sampler with ivory wool ground, with floral border enclosing windmill, well, Dutch town house, and dancing figures above, flowers, birds, tree and stags below. Polychromatic. (Motif: Joshua and Kaleb carrying a large bunch of grapes, symbolizing the blood of Christ, eternal life.)

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Netherlands
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
14 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1419
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28469

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