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Medium:
Medium: silk embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: inset patches and cross stitch on two pieces of fabric seamed together; 1 plain weave, the other 2/2 twill.
Dimensions:
H x W: 41.9 x 24.1 cm (16 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Sewing sampler
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1909
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two pieces of fabric, one muslin and one red and white striped twill, stitched together at an angle. From them, five square holes have been cut and patched, plus one corner. Embroidered in red with the initials M.A. "Flicktuch D.R.G.M. 271465" is printed on front. Label in German sewn to back.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Accession Number:
1981-28-433
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/kq4666ae0f0-fc92-404a-bc14-a8299e82821c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1981-28-433