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Catalog Number DEC.014
Title Sampler
Artist Townsend, Ellen
Date 1825
Description Framed under glass, this lace and needlepoint collar was created in 1825 by Ellen Townsend. The sample has three intricate clusters of flowers and leaves while the rest of the sample is adorned with small six point flowers.


White lace needlework collar with floral design mounted on brown cloth

2 samplers (?)
Object Name Sampler
Medium Lace, Needlepoint
Material Thread, Fabric, Glass, Wood
Dimensions H-17 W-23 inches
Credit line n.d.
Provenance n.d.
Inscription Type Paper Tag
Inscription Technique Pen and Ink
Inscription Location Beneath Lace work
Inscriptions and Marks Worked by Ellen Townsend
at MJ Tillinghast's School
in a touro & spring st in
1825
Collection Decorative Arts
People Townsend, Ellen
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