Sampler

A work made of wool, balanced plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, cross, satin and single satin stitches; laid work and couching.
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  • A work made of wool, balanced plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, cross, satin and single satin stitches; laid work and couching.

Date:

1800/50

Artist:

Stitched by Emma Riches (American, c. 1801–1825)
United States

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Artist

Emma Riches

Title

Sampler

Origin

United States

Date

1800–1850

Medium

Wool, balanced plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, cross, satin and single satin stitches; laid work and couching

Dimensions

44.8 x 33.1 cm (17 5/8 x 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1983.186

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