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Textile With Bead Embroidery (Mexico)

This is a Textile with bead embroidery. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1927. Its medium is cotton, glass beads and its technique is plain weave foundation with bead embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by A. Algara R. de Terreros. It is credited Gift of A. Algara R. de Terreros.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, A
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.15
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, C
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.17

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, E
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.19
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, F
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.20
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, D
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.18

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.5 x 80 cm (8 7/16 x 31 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile With Bead Embroidery (Mexico); cotton, glass beads; H x W: 21.5 x 80 cm (8 7/16 x 31 1/2 in.); Gift of A. Algara R. de Terreros; 1927-14-1

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