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Object Name: Sampler
Date: ca. 1800
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 8 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 20 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Vertical rectangular white lace sampler representing twenty-four embroidery patterns.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number: 1944.136
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Marks: printed: on lower right of reverse: "Property of Lawrence Pool and Beekman Pool"

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The statement of ownership accompanying the object indicates that it was formerly owned by Margaret S. Brown, who inherited it from her aunt, Charlotte French Schenk. Schenk's mother, Katherine Lawrence French, was formerly the owner, who may have been the maker; or, it may have been made by her mother, Mrs. John French.