Object Place: Mexico
38 x 85.9 cm (14 15/16 x 33 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk
Not On View
Long unfinished sampler worked on cream cotton; left half a series of horizontal bands showing great variety of drawn work stitches, darning stitches, and surface stitches in floral and geometric motifs; right side a series of horizontal bands worked largely with blue, pink, and red silks in variety of pulled work stitches and some cross stitch; on top edge fragments of needlepoint entre-deux; a number of small holes.
Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950
Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown