This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Bicenta Rodriguez Dearze and student of Dona Balta Sarapardo. It is dated 1815 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, cross, back, and four-sided stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 50.8 x 53.3 cm (20 x 21 in.)
It is inscribed
Le izo Bicenta Rodriguez de Arze siendo discipula de Dona Baltasara Pardo año de mil ocho cientos quince
Cite this object as
Sampler (Spain); Embroidered by Bicenta Rodriguez de Arze; Student of Dona Balta Sarapardo; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 50.8 x 53.3 cm (20 x 21 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-437