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Sampler fragment

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Part of a sampler worked on a brown linen buckram, central scene of two hunters and two dogs, one retrieving, central group surrounded by large-scale alphabet letters, below central group inscription: "Colegio de las Misericordia", wool colors faded, buckram ground stained.


Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

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Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

Spanish, mid-19th century

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35.7 x 51.5 cm (14 1/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts