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Sampler made from border fragments. Nine rows of strips, one above the other, with simple geometric and linear designs. White linen, polychrome cotton and wool yarns; all mounted on a white linen ground.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German (?), 19th century

Object Place

Germany (?)


33.3 x 29.8 cm (13 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Silk; embroidery - Silk embroidery on cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts