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The lower part worked with white linen thread in drawn fabric stitches, satin stitch and knot stitch, includes the Lamb and the monograms of Christ and the Virgin; upper part worked in polychrome silk and a few spangles includes the maker's name, Maria Jacoba de la Torre, various figures and...

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Lent by Mrs. Horatio A. Lamb, October 6, 1942. Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb and Miss Rosamond Lamb, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Horatio A. Lamb, May 10, 1951

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Mexican, early 19th century

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64 x 85 cm (25 3/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

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Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk; trimmed with lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts