Sampler (Spain), 1822
This is a Sampler. It was student of Dona Balta Sarapardo and embroidered by Gabriella Magneda. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, stem, four-sided, and back stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
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
Cite this object as
Sampler (Spain), 1822; Embroidered by Gabriella Magneda ; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 43.8 x 43.8 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-448