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Band sampler embroidered at one end with decorative borders and at the other with three large crosses with scattered pictoral motifs. Stitches include: back, cross, double faggot, and pulled work. Inscribed: "Hecho por Maria Laimon I Sanchis"

Provenance

1943, Mrs. George Richmond Fearing, Boston; 1943, gift of Mrs. George R. Fearing to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 15, 1943)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Fearing

Spanish, 1817

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

17.9 x 90.5 cm (7 1/16 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.152

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles