French or Spanish
Object Place: France or Spain
169.5 x 61.5 cm (66 3/4 x 24 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Panel probably a bench cover. Worked with polychrome silk threads primarily in tent stitch through a thickness each of green satin and canvas. Background of gold on which is depicted birds and flowering vines. In center is a scene showing figures playing a game (bowling?) amidst landscape and architectural and outlined with gold braid. Good condition although a few spots.
Gift to the MFA, 1961
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb