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What is this?

Bird flying over three raised-work roses in a field of glass beads.

This is a embroidered picture from Mexico. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

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Its medium is

medium: wool embroidery on cotton foundation, with glass beads and metal sequins technique: embroidered in cross and raised stitches on plain weave foundation; beads sewn on individually and in pre-strung strands embroidered

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41.3 x 47 cm (16 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer

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