Sampler

17th–18th century
Maria de la Concepcion de Mira (Spanish)


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

36.2 x 68.5 cm (14 1/4 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.225

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Triple band sampler of linen plain weave embroidered with bands of drawn work and white work in linen and silk, left band embroidered in pink, green, and blue silk with 17th century borders in double running stitch, stylized floral forms embroidered in cross stitch with silk at top of central band; embroidered “Lo Hizo Maria de la Conception de Mira”

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mrs. Frank O'Hearn of Boston.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund