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Sampler (Mexico), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is satin, eyelet buttonhole, four-sided, long-armed cross, stem, herringbone, cross, double running, and aztec stitches on plain weave; edging of needle made looping. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

24 x 51.5 cm (9 7/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 19th century; silk and linen embroidery, linen foundation; 24 x 51.5 cm (9 7/16 x 20 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-129

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