This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Jesualda Gallego. It is dated 1821 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, satin, knot, four-sided, chain, cross, buttonhole, reflected element work, and withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation.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: 21 x 87cm (8 1/4 x 34 1/4in.)
It is inscribed
Lo hizo Jesualda Gallego ano 1821
Cite this object as
Sampler (Mexico); Embroidered by Jesualda Gallego ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 21 x 87cm (8 1/4 x 34 1/4in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-422