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Object Name: Sampler
Date: 1829
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Medium: Linen, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 10 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 27 x 21.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Vertical rectangular linen sampler with green and brown floss; horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers separated by rows of designs, geometric border on all sides; cross stitched.
Credit Line: Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Object Number: 1935.62
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Marks: embroidering: bottom, yellow floss: "Eliza Pilcher June 2nd 1829"

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Eliza Pilcher (1823-1899) was born in Canterbury, England and married John Vaché Cox in New York City in 1844. She was the daughter of Henry and Frances Pillow Pilcher, and the granddaughter of Maria Cooper, who was a sister of the Mayor of Canterbury, England.