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Sampler (Spain)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Augustina Barero and student of Rosa Artiaga Seremato. It is dated 1802 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, cross, back, chain, running, four-sided, and buttonhole stitches 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: 69.2 x 67.3 cm (27 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Le izo Augustina Barero discipula de D. Rosa Artiaga Seremato el dia 11 de diciembre del año de 1802

Cite this object as

Sampler (Spain); Embroidered by Augustina Barero ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 69.2 x 67.3 cm (27 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-421

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