Cover

Portuguese
18th century


Object Place: Portugal

Dimensions

176 x 108 cm (69 5/16 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.796

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk moire, gilt metal and silk looped fringe trim, silk backing with lace ribbon

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome floss silk laid work embroidery on green moire silk ground. Large central floral medallion with four birds, floral motifs with birds in four corners. Green silk and gilt-silver fringe; green silk lining.

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection