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Sampler

1882
(Dutch, 1871–1917)
Overall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)
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The orphans often embroidered the initials of relatives on their samplers.

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Orphaned as a child, Anna was sent to Burgerweeshuis (Citizen's Orphange) where she created this sampler. She embroidered not only her own name, Anna Wakker, but also the names of her parents, Everhard Marinus Wakker and Catharina Ronde.
Sampler

Sampler

1882

Anna Wakker

(Dutch, 1871–1917)
Netherlands, late 19th century

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