Sampler

Spanish
1817


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

17.9 x 90.5 cm (7 1/16 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.152

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler embroidered at one end with decorative borders and at the other with three large crosses with scattered pictoral motifs. Stitches include: back, cross, double faggot, and pulled work. Inscribed: “Hecho por Maria Laimon I Sanchis”

Provenance

1943, Mrs. George Richmond Fearing, Boston; 1943, gift of Mrs. George R. Fearing to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 15, 1943)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Fearing