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Ground divided into three side-by-side square compartments with randomly place stylized floral, human, animal and other motives plus, in the right compartment, rows, one above the other, with geometric undulatiog line motives. Good condition. Stitches: cross, long-armed cross, tent.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Mexican, about 1870

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

17.7 x 55.4 cm (6 15/16 x 21 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.986

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles