Object Place: Portugal
101 x 175 cm (39 3/4 x 68 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: about 48 x 72 in.
Medium or Technique
Silk embroidery on silk moire, and cotton-sateen backing
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Polychrome floss silk laid work embroidery on white moire silk ground. Central floral medallion with seated white figure surrounded by spiraling floral design with four birds and four large cats. Beige cotton lining.
1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection