Sampler, 1870 Medium: wool, silk, and cotton embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-376.
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Large square embroidered in bright colors with floral pattern bands, confronted birds, and spot motifs including a monk, a nun, a pair of hunters, a ship, and a seated Aztec prince. Text "Ni me presto ni me doy" and "solo de mi dueño soy."