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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.

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: 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

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