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Sampler (Mexico), 1821

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Jesualda Gallego. It is dated 1821 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, satin, knot, four-sided, chain, cross, buttonhole, reflected element work, and withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer and catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 x 87cm (8 1/4 x 34 1/4in.)

It is inscribed

Lo hizo Jesualda Gallego ano 1821

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 1821. silk embroidery on linen foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-422.

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