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Por la Senorita... sampler
  • Guatemala or Spain
  • Por la Senorita... sampler, circa 1830s
  • Where object was made: Guatemala or Spain
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, herringbone, running, straight
  • Object Height/Width: 71.12 x 34.29 cm
    Object Height/Width: 28 x 13 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6825
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature

Sampler with horizontal bands of geometric and floral motifs. The two widest bands are at the top under an inscription in red. The top band depicts green flowers in a checkerboard grid. The one beneath has blur flowers in a checkerboard grid. The bands continue to decrease in size toward the bottom. Colors include blue, brown, gray, greens, pink, red, tan, and yellows on cream.