Maker: Doña Rosa Solís y Menéndez
Geography: Made in Mérida, Mexico
Medium: Cotton embroidered with silk
Dimensions: 100 x 73 in. (254 x 185.4 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Everfast Fabrics Inc. Gift, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.20
This spread was probably made by Doña Rosa for her wedding trousseau. Omnipresent in woven and printed textiles of Europe and the Americas in this era, the embroidered pattern of parallel ribbons entwined with scrolling vines found its way onto Mexican ceramics as well.