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Makers / Maker's Age: Matute, Dolores
Date Made: 1898
Origin: Guatemala
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Stitches: An incredible variety of stitches and Hollie point
Embroidery Thread: Silk, Human Hair, tiny beads
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 40 cmw x 57 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: (On scroll at top): Dolores Matute (On L side): Noviembre 24 de 1898 //
Predominant Motif: Various motifs including a house, a small girl (with human hair) holds a bowl in her hands to be given to a calico cat at her feet, flowers, birds, a small boy (also with human hair) sits on the fence on the R, scattered various flowers and leaves. Across the bottom quarter various designs in hollie point.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No