Sampler

Mexican
19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

38.9 x 37.4 cm (15 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.971

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Narrow rectangular compartments with stylized and geometric undulating vine motives with flowers and pomegranates plus geometric motives. Larger rectangular compartments with St. Andrew’s crosses and geometric designs. Some missing yarns. Stitches: counted satin, cross, double running, long-armed cross, satin.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection