Sampler

Mexican
about 1870


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

36 x 27.8 cm (14 3/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.976

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool and silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Center area with stylized floral and animal motives flanked above and below by rows having the alphabet plus numbers and geometric floral vine motives. Slightly soiled. Stitches: cross, tent
Stitches: cross, long-armed cross, tent; canvas work variation.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection