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Sampler

Benita Hernandes19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Geometric and floral patterns in cross borders; also birds, animals, alphabet and inscription: made by Benita Hernandes under the direction of Dona Eclita Ramirez. Hemstitched on four sides.

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  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Benita Hernandes
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Provenance: ex. coll. Mrs. Henry E. Coe (Eva Johnston Coe)
  • Dimensions: H x W: 50 x 38 cm (19 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
  • Medium: Medium: cotton embroidery on linen foundation Technique: drawnwork stitches, whipped bars, aztec, loop, counted satin, cross, and double running stitches on plain weave

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