Object Place: Portugal
Overall: 166.4 x 217.2 cm (65 1/2 x 85 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cover with silk embroidery
Not On View
Cover, possibly for a table or bed, worked in a variety of flat, straight stitches and couching with polychrome silk yarns on a linen ground. Design of birds, flowering vines and vases of flowers is solidly worked and completely covers the ground fabric. Condition: Excellent.
1966, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1966)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, in honor of Mrs. Samuel Cabot