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What is this?

Center field with spot motifs, including double-headed eagle, surrounded by bands of geometric pattern in concentric squares. Tassels at each corner.

This is a sampler from Spain. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1981. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

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Its medium is

medium: silk embroidery on cotton foundation technique: embroidered in cross, satin, stem, four-sided, and back stitches on plain weave foundation

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.8 x 43.8 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Le izo Gabriela Maqueda siendo discipula de Doña Baltasara Pardo año de mil ocho cientos benti dos

This object was student of Dona Balta Sarapardo and embroidered by Gabriella Magneda

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown and bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer

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