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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 embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is satin, stem and couching stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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: 37 x 51 cm (14 9/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Soy de Rafaela ....

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 37 x 51 cm (14 9/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-168

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