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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 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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.)

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