Spot sampler - ROM2014_14421_12


Spot sampler

Medium:Cotton tabby with silk cross-stitch embroidery
Geography: Mexico
Date: mid 19th Century
36 x 44 cm
Object number: 2002.19.26
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kent Newcomb. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
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The embroidered alphabet, dog, floral bouquets, and decorative scenes reflect a new 19th-century taste. Samplers like this, characterized by the random placing of individual motifs, are called spot samplers.

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