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Sampler worked in satin, running, and variety of cross stitches; upper half of sampler divided into narrow horizontal bands of alphabet letters, Arabic numerals, angular strawberry vine and inscription: "wrought by Miss Caroliine Allen born June the 12 1812 aged 11 yars November the 2 1823," at...

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Provenance

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen to MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen

1823

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

43.3 x 44.3 cm (17 1/16 x 17 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1947

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles