Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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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

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.