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untitled sampler
  • Rosa Andreu
    active: Guatemala
  • untitled sampler, 1846
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • silk thread on cotton, embroidering
  • Paper Type: brick, buttonhole, cross, french knot,
  • Object Height/Width: 72.39 x 54.61 cm
    Object Height/Width: 28 1/2 x 21 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6829
Label Text

Sampler with horizontal bands. The top band has a floral motif in the center with butterflies, a ram to the left and a deer to the right, all surrounded by a border with a floral motif. The middle panel has two rows of six squares, each with a different embroidery patter. The bottom panel has openwork, an inscription, and bands of abstract floral motifs. Colors include black, blues, greens, reds, tans, and yellow on cream.