Funda de Almohada


Lace-making and sewing were more than utilitarian projects. They allowed young girls to express themselves artistically while learning discipline and attention to detail. This embroidered linen and lace pillow sham belonged to Miguel Roses at the turn of the 20th century. Bird and flower designs surround the monogram in the center.

Date Made: 20th century

User: Rosas, Miguel

Description (Spanish): El tejido de encaje no se consideraba únicamente como proyecto utilitario, sino también como una actividad mediante la cual las niñas podían expresarse artísticamente, a la vez que aprendían disciplina y atención al detalle. Esta ropa blanca bordada junto a la funda de almohada hecha en encaje pertenecieron a Miguel Roses a comienzos del siglo XX. Se observa el diseño de un pájaro y una flor rodeando el monograma central.Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Puerto Rico

Subject: Daily Life, Puerto Rico

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Ethnic, Cultures & Communities, Textiles, Vidal


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Credit Line: Gift of Teodoro Vidal

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0097.0158Accession Number: 1997.0097Catalog Number: 1997.0097.0158

Object Name: pillow sham

Physical Description: textile; cotton; plastic (overall material)cotton (overall material)plastic (trim material)Measurements: overall: 43 cm x 158 cm; x 16 15/16 in x 62 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_601036

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