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Sampler (Mexico), 1840s

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1840s and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk, metal, and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem, chain, and knot stitches with couching plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 54.6 x 61.6 cm (21 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 1840s; silk, metal, and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 54.6 x 61.6 cm (21 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-337

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