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Sampler (Mexico)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is glass beads, cotton and its technique is beads sewn on individually with half cross stitch on 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.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, A
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.15
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, C
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.17

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, E
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.19
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, D
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.18
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, F
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.20

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.9 x 46.4 cm (9 x 18 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico); glass beads, cotton; H x W: 22.9 x 46.4 cm (9 x 18 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-353

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