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untitled sampler
  • Roza Jaso
    active: Haiti
  • untitled sampler, 1820–1860
  • Where object was made: Haiti
  • wool thread on canvas mesh, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 60.96 x 39.37 cm
    Object Height/Width: 24 x 15 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6827
Label Text

Sampler with horizontal bands of floral and geometric pattern with an inscription. Bands of various widths cover the entire surface, framed with a geometric border on four sides. In the center is an image of a red and yellow bird perched with an inscription and flowers in a cornucopia and in the air on either side. It is surrounded with a border depicting pink and red flowers (roses?) and green leaves. Colors include blues, brown, cream, greens, orange, pinks, purples, red, and yellow on white.