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Elaborately drawn piña ground, embroidered with fine white cotton (?) a variety of filling and outline stitches. Central quatrefoil of plain piña cloth edged with a row of shamrocks; surrounding this, a row of roses issuing as bouquets from four bunches in the corners of the field. Border of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner

Filipino, 1800–50

Object Place

Philippines

Dimensions

46.5 x 46.5 cm (18 5/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.135

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes