Sampler

Mexican
19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

36 x 53.6 cm (14 3/16 x 21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.985

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A large rooster and a horse in profile, geometric floral vine motives, a parrot on a perch, a key, a crown and other designs; oriented in various directions. Initials scattered throughout plus “Virginia” between the horse and rooster. Colors have run; slightly soiled. Stitches: cross.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection