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Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 46.5 cm (9 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.724

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen gauze, on which are embroidered two conventional sprays of flowers in profile. Worked with pink, light blue, green and violet silk and gold thread. Wetzel #T.16-13.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel