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Sampler (Mexico)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Maria Nadeouton. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk on cotton and its technique is embroidered in satin, back, long-armed cross, knot, stem, double running, cross, and aztec stitch (withdrawn element) on plain weave foundation.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: 72.4 x 102.2 cm (28 1/2 x 40 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Lo hizo Dona Maria Nadeouton iarlnas? ano de 18

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico); Embroidered by Maria Nadeouton ; silk and metal-wrapped silk on cotton; H x W: 72.4 x 102.2 cm (28 1/2 x 40 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-478

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