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Makers / Maker's Age: R. M.
Date Made: late 19th century
Origin: Guatemala
School / Teacher:
Stitches: An impressive variety of stitches.
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Silk
Dimensions: 44 cmw x 65.5 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: (At the top): R M //
Predominant Motif: 6 panels of embroidery. The first includes a female figure in a long dress with a basket of fruit balance on her head, facing to the R. Two large urns with cascading flowers and butterflies. Then seven wide and narrow rows of various flowers and designs. The bottom panel is six rows of cut work. A beautiful sampler with an incredible variation of stitching!
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No