Sampler fragment

Spanish
mid-19th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

35.7 x 51.5 cm (14 1/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.4033

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Part of a sampler worked on a brown linen buckram, central scene of two hunters and two dogs, one retrieving, central group surrounded by large-scale alphabet letters, below central group inscription: “Colegio de las Misericordia”, wool colors faded, buckram ground 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