Sampler

Mexican
early 19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

44 x 38.5 cm (17 5/16 x 15 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

50.4026

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unfinished sampler worked in cross, long armed cross, and drawn work stitches; borders of stylized flowers in octagons and small-scale angular flowering vines, single vertical band (unfinished) of concentric lozenges, in upper part four lines of alphabet letters worked in black; a number of stains.

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