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Maker(s):Vieli, Dorothea
Culture:Hungarian
Title:Sampler
Date Made:1839
Type:Textile
Materials:wool embroidery on cotton canvas
Measurements:Overall: 21 3/4 in x 21 5/8 in; 55.2 cm x 54.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC T.1936.39
Credit Line:From the William R. Mead Estate

Description:
sampling of needlepoint stitches worked on off-white cotton canvas whose every tenth pick is darker. The majority of patterns are worked in shades of orange and blue with a bargello stitch forming a variety of geometric and abstract patterns. The realistic pictures are done in natural colors abd are worked in petit-point (wreath, lamb, flower borders, and scrolls).

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