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Sampler

Lus L. Calderonca. 1830

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Sampler is divided into squares and rectangles, each with an embroidered motif. Scenes include: the seal of Mexico, a Pascal Lamb, a lion, a stag, several figures in European-style dress, and numerous floral patterns. A band of whitework extends across the bottom.

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Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Lus L. Calderon
  • Date Created: ca. 1830
  • Provenance: ex. coll. Mrs. Henry E. Coe (Eva Johnston Coe)
  • Dimensions: H x W: 60.5 x 69 cm (23 13/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
  • Medium: Medium: silk and cotton embroidery, linen foundation Technique: satin, stem and eyelet stitches on plain weave

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