Sampler

Mexican
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

72.4 x 41.9 cm (28 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.977

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread and metal spangles

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal rows of stylized and seminaturalistic floral vines placed one above the other. Stains; ground worn or missing in some areas. Stitches: French knots, satin, shaded satin, stem

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection