Sampler (Mexico), 1870
Medium: wool, silk, and cotton embroidery on cotton foundation
Technique: embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation
Label: cotton embroidered with wool, silk, and cotton in cross stitch.
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-376.
- Embroidered by Micaela Garsia
What is this?
Large square sampler 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 the seated Aztec prince, Itzcoatl. Text "Ni me presto ni me doy" and "solo de mi dueño soy."