Requires Photography

Bed or table cover

French or English
1700–50


Object Place: France or England

Dimensions

148 x 167 cm (58 1/4 x 65 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.22

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Central medallion of stylized flowers and leaves with flowers covering field and exotic birds in each corner of field. Stylized floral border. Polychrome silk yarns, predominately red, green and brown, worked in chain and buttonhole stitches with back stitches in a chevron pattern across entire linen ground and cotton lining. Good condition, colors bright; most black silk yarns rotted out. Silk lining, linen fringe on all four sides.

Provenance

By exchange

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection