Object Place: England
58.4 x 93.0 cm (23 x 36 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave, embroidered with silk and metallic threads, peacock-feathers, and spangles
Not On View
Pillow cover with scenes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Intertwined vines with flowers and leaves form rosettes enclosing insects, with figures and animals filling the spaces, including harpies, Pan, Apollo and Daphne.
Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago; 1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection