Bedcover (Mexico), 19th century

Cream wool plain weave embroidered with wool in shades of blue, red and lavender with some yellow. Central motif of stylized flowers around which stands birds and fantastic animals, and inscribed on three sides “Ny me presto, Ny me doy, Solo de mi dueƱa soy.” Martina Peres.” Ornamental bouquets grow out of small urns in the four corners and on the four sides, among them scattered birds, fish and a mermaid. Crowded border of flowers, birds and antelopes.

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