Sampler

Mexican
19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

43.7 x 23.7 cm (17 3/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.970

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ten rectangular compartments, one above the other; the top three having embroidered variations of the undulating floral vine motif; the remaining seven with various drawnwork techniques having vine, pomegrante and geometric motives. Stitches: counted satin, faggot, 4-sided; pulled work including Aztec stitch.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection