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Berlinwork Darning Sampler

1933.1608 (RS103806)

Description

Darning sampler worked in polychrome threads. Various types of Berlin woolwork practice stitches. Depicts a house with trees and flowers. Letter "M" cross-stitched in the lower left corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
"M" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Manchester
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 5/8 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1608
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary E. Beeler
GUSN
36178

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