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Sampler (Mexico), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Benita Hernandes. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is drawnwork stitches, whipped bars, aztec, loop, counted satin, cross, and double running stitches on plain weave. 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

H x W: 50.2 x 38.1 cm (19 3/4 x 15 in.)

It is inscribed

Hecho por Benita Hernandes dirigida por Doña Teclita Ramirez

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 19th century; Embroidered by Benita Hernandes ; cotton embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 50.2 x 38.1 cm (19 3/4 x 15 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-131

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