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Embroiderer:
Increase Giberson, English  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, satin, stem, roumanian, and half cross stitches on plain weave foundation
Dimensions:
H x W: 44.5 x 50.8 cm (17 1/2 x 20 in.)
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Sampler
Made in:
England
Date:
1796
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Within a curving border of carnations and tulips two texts, flowers, parents' names and initials. At bottom large house on lawn with sheep. This looks like an English prototype of a later Pennsylvania work.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Accession Number:
1981-28-154
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4240f5759-82d7-43e4-89d1-2afdf75cdf57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1981-28-154