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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Mexican, early 19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

51.1344

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles