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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:34 +0000
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Object of the Day
sampler
family register
flowers
birds
border
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<img width="640" height="944" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CHP4226-700x1032.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Sampler, ca. 1796, Massachusetts, USA, silk embroidered in cross, satin and stem stitches on linen plain weave foundation, Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe, 1941-69-46." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CHP4226-700x1032.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CHP4226.jpg 1357w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />The unstructured nature of this family register sampler, initialed &#8220;SS&#8221; and attributed to Sally Sacket (b. 1786), is typical of eighteenth-century examples. In contrast to the more organized genealogy samplers that appear after 1800, the text here is run together in continuous lines. Sally&#8217;s sampler is one of a group of three Westfield, Massachusetts, examples...
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