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Sampler (Mexico), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, long-armed cross, running, satin, back, and eyelet stitches, with withdrawn element work with needle made fillings, on plain weave foundation.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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71.8 x 36.8 cm (28 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

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Sampler (Mexico), 19th century; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 71.8 x 36.8 cm (28 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-357

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