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Beaded sampler

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Ground worked with polychrome translucent and opaque glass beads fixed to the ground with white silk yarns. Small rectangular areas with various floral designs plus individual animal motives including birds and a monkey. In blue beads are the words "De Manno De Salome Dorantes". Slightly stained...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Mexican, 19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

9 x 35.3 cm (3 9/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1003

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk and glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles