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Small sampler embroidered with polychrome silk with the alphabet, numbers, and scattered pictoral motifs with cross and double running stitches.

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

16.5 x 31.3 cm (6 1/2 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.491

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles