Sampler (Spain), 1809
This is a Sampler. It is dated 1809 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is satin, cross, back, stem, four-sided, chain, eyelet, running, and wrapped cross stitches; withdrawn element work with needle lace fillings. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 72 x 68 cm (28 3/8 x 26 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
(Translated, the original is in Spanish):" Made by Belinda Fernandez a student of Maria Sanchez Badiho in 1809, Long live Jesus Mary and Joseph"
Cite this object as
Sampler (Spain), 1809; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 72 x 68 cm (28 3/8 x 26 3/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-211