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Echo por las manos de Maria sampler
  • Guatemala
  • Echo por las manos de Maria sampler, circa 1850
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • silk thread, embroidering, cotton
  • Paper Type: cross, eyelet, satin, stem
  • Object Height/Width: 91.44 x 68.58 cm
    Object Height/Width: 36 x 27 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6830
Label Text

Sampler with horizontal bands of decoration. The top bands has a floral motif. The band below is composed of three rectangles containing figures and animals. Below is a band with the letters A through M which incorporate birds into the letter forms. There are two bands of squares below. The middle third has an uppercase alphabet in red followed by needlemade lace. The bottom band has letters, figures, animals, and an inscription. Colors include blue, brown, cream, green, pink, reds, tans, and yellow on cream. Includes cut work and drawn work.