Sampler

A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk floss in algerian eye, back, buttonhole, coral, cross, detached chain, feather, hem, herringbone, interlocking lace, knotted back, knotted insertion, long-armed cross, overcast, roman, running (pattern darning), russian overcast, satin, square open work, and wave stitches; darned, open buttonholed, overcast, and zig-zag overcast bars; darned and satin squares; darned and woven wheels; french knots; beaded with glass and metal beads; edged with 2/2 silk, twill weave tape.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk floss in algerian eye, back, buttonhole, coral, cross, detached chain, feather, hem, herringbone, interlocking lace, knotted back, knotted insertion, long-armed cross, overcast, roman, running (pattern darning), russian overcast, satin, square open work, and wave stitches; darned, open buttonholed, overcast, and zig-zag overcast bars; darned and satin squares; darned and woven wheels; french knots; beaded with glass and metal beads; edged with 2/2 silk, twill weave tape.

Date:

1825/75

Artist:

Mexico

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Title

Sampler

Origin

México

Date

1825–1875

Medium

Linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk floss in Algerian eye, back, buttonhole, coral, cross, detached chain, feather, hem, herringbone, interlocking lace, knotted back, knotted insertion, long-armed cross, overcast, Roman, running (pattern darning), Russian overcast, satin, square open work, and wave stitches; darned, open buttonholed, overcast, and zig-zag overcast bars; darned and satin squares; darned and woven wheels; French knots; beaded with glass and metal beads; edged with 2/2 silk, twill weave tape

Dimensions

50.8 x 53.3 cm (20 x 21 in.) Matted: 71.1 x 91.4 cm (28 x 36 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.711

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