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Sampler (Mexico), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Maria Anselma. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered with withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34.3 x 36.2 cm (13 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Georga Sanches ??sep Lo Iso Maria Anselma

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 19th century; Embroidered by Maria Anselma ; cotton embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 34.3 x 36.2 cm (13 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-364

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