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Linen plain weave sampler in two parts, bottom half embroidered with undyed cotton with floral borders and motifs, top embroidered with polychrome silk with large floral basket in center surrounded by scattered floral motifs, birds, and animals. Two pieces of cream colored linen joined by...

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Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Mexican, probably early 19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

35.5 x 37.5 cm (14 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1154

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles