Object Place: Italy
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A rectangular cotton cover, white (now much yellowed and stained) ground; narrow border on two long sides of serpentine formed by broken branch and leaf motives, deep border design on two short ends, symmetrically arranged central fountain flanked by scrolling acanthus branches with rampant lions, griffons, and peacocks; embroidery worked in great variety of flat stitches with polychrome silks, gold, and silver metal thread; edges finished with narrow gold bobbin lace.
1954, Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1954, sold by Loewi to Mrs. Samuel Cabot for the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1954)
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot