Object Place: Peru
Overall: 229 x 325cm (90 3/16 x 127 15/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton; embroidery, lace
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Bedcover. Bright pink yarns embroidered on undyed cotton ground. Lace border on three sides. Design copied from European engravings of personifications of seasons, virtues and other subjects. Embroidered border probably copied from lace pattern books. Embroidered in white on undyed ground at lower right corner: 1° MAYO 1661.
1952, Meyer (probably Henry D. Meyer, Los Angeles); January 25-26, 1952, Meyer and others sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 307, to Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 30, 1952)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection