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Design for a sampler

Rectangular sheet of paper, squared off with brown ink lines. Dots of dark brown, red and green define the pattern square by square. All around, a zig-zag border. At top, complete alphabet and date 1789. Below this, a row showing lions affronted under a crown, the Imperial eagle under...

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Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

American (probably Pennsylvania), 1789

Object Place

Montgomery County, Probably Pennsylvania, United States

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Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts