In the center, a double-headed eagle and the shield of Castile and Leon, framed by the inscription. With deep borders of geometric pattern bands. Trimmed with four green tassels.


  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Marya Lopez
  • Date Created: 1817
  • Location Created: Spain
  • Original Source: http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/view/objects/asitem/id/177028
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, satin, stem, long-armed cross, four-sided, chain, eyelet, running, back, and wrapped stitches on plain weave foundation
  • Credit line: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer

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