This is a Sampler. It is dated 1836 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, running, long-armed cross, and back stitches, with withdrawn element work with needle made fillings and aztec stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 34.9 × 72.4 cm (13 3/4 × 28 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Lo hizo (name abraded) año 1836 a las 8 du su edad
Cite this object as
Sampler (Mexico); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 34.9 × 72.4 cm (13 3/4 × 28 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-386