Object Place: Mexico
39.2 x 36 cm (15 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and cotton
Not On View
Embroidered with geometric and floral bands; squared off sections at bottom filled with canvas work in polychrome silk and pulled work. Inscription now unreadable, “Lo iso Maria …” Stitches: Cretan, counted satin, cross, eyelet, Florentine, long-armed cross, and running; cut and pulled work.
MFA purchase from Dr. William A. Kingsley of Brookline, Massachusetts, June 6, 1945.
Special Textile Fund