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Embroidered sampler made of linen(?) cloth embroidered in green and red wool - alphabet, numbers, and biblical text in Samoan?
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Length: 31 centimetres
Width: 21 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Registration slip description: 'Sampler worked by the natives of Samoa (Navigator's Island).'
Description in Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.92:
'Sampler worked by the natives of Samoa (Navigators Island. Presented by Capt Sir Everard Home, Bart.
Three paper sewed books with this, which have been given to the Printed Books Department.'
Sewn-on handwritten paper label:
Augt 31. 1844
Sampler of a girl 12 years of / age Native of Apia Island of / Upolu Navigators Group - one of / the School of Mrs Mills Wife of the Mifsionary /there
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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