Sampler

Mexican
about 1870


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

17.7 x 55.4 cm (6 15/16 x 21 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.986

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground divided into three side-by-side square compartments with randomly place stylized floral, human, animal and other motives plus, in the right compartment, rows, one above the other, with geometric undulatiog line motives. Good condition. Stitches: cross, long-armed cross, tent.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection