Sampler

Mexican
early 19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

36.1 x 35.8 cm (14 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.4031

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and cotton

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unfinished embroidery sampler worked in satin, eyelet, knot, stem, cross, and buttonhole stitches; at top a complete and an incomplete row of alphabet letters, at bottom four floral sprays in white, just below center three colored silk floral sprays; considerably stained.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown