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Sampler (Mexico)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Adelaida Matamoros. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in half-cross stitches on plain weave. 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: 58.4 x 29.8 cm (23 x 11 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Adelaida Matamoros año de 1879

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico); Embroidered by Adelaida Matamoros ; wool embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 58.4 x 29.8 cm (23 x 11 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-383

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