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Embroidered with geometric and floral bands; squared off sections at bottom filled with canvas work in polychrome silk and pulled work. Inscription now unreadable, "Lo iso Maria ..." Stitches: Cretan, counted satin, cross, eyelet, Florentine, long-armed cross, and running; cut and pulled...

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Provenance

MFA purchase from Dr. William A. Kingsley of Brookline, Massachusetts, June 6, 1945.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

39.2 x 36 cm (15 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.489

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles