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<img width="640" height="500" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a map sampler showing the globe in two hemispheres, tracing the flights of Colonel and Mrs. Lindbergh in 1931, 1933, and 1937. There are scenes in each corner labeled S. America, Africa, China, and India. At the bottom center, there is a plane labeled the Sirius-Tingmissartoq. The map is surrounded by a scrolling floral border. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 700w, 300w, 170w, 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="35890" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1024,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;13&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn, Photographer&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;Hasselblad CF-39MS&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1413279040&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;80&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;50&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.00555555555556&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="95142_690e6a947a8271d0_b (1)" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />Author: Madelyn Shaw This silk embroidery, titled “Colonel and Mrs. Lindbergh’s Flights – 1931 – 1933 – 1937,” is an extraordinary take on the tradition of the map sampler. Embroidered lines in blue, gray, and red trace the routes that Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh took on a few of their 1930s flights: in 1931,...
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