Sampler

Spanish
1819
Petra LaPlana (Spanish)


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

25 x 30.4 cm (9 13/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.507

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small rectangular linen sampler embroidered with concentric bands of decorative borders, alphabets, and decorative motifs; inscribed Lo Hizo Petra LaPlana ano de 1819; Stitches: counted satin, cross, eyelet, upright gobelin

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder to MFA, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder