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Object Name: Sampler
Date: 1840
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Medium: Bast, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. ( 43.8 x 43.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Square bast sampler stiched in various colors of silk floss; outdoor image across top, poem at center, inscription and design at bottom; bordered with floral motif; cross stitched.
Credit Line: Gift of Eugenia R. Seal, 1966
Object Number: INV.1083
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Marks: embroidered: bottom, in dark brown floss: "Margaret Murray/Aged 12 Years, 1840"