Sampler

A work made of forty-two bands of cotton and linen, plain weaves with cut and drawn work and embroidered with cotton, linen, and silk; and of cotton and linen, crochet, knitting, lacis, and lace; backed with cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; edged with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of forty-two bands of cotton and linen, plain weaves with cut and drawn work and embroidered with cotton, linen, and silk; and of cotton and linen, crochet, knitting, lacis, and lace; backed with cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; edged with silk, plain weave.

Date:

1887

Artist:

Probably executed by Maggie Curtain (Belgian, active c. 1887)
Belgium

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Artist

Maggie Curtain

Title

Sampler

Origin

Belgium

Date

1887

Medium

Forty-two bands of cotton and linen, plain weaves with cut and drawn work and embroidered with cotton, linen, and silk; and of cotton and linen, crochet, knitting, lacis, and lace; backed with cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; edged with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

650.5 × 33.3 cm (256 1/8 × 13 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken

Reference Number

1969.799

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