Gift basket

English
1668


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Height x Width x length: 16 x 59 x 63 cm (6 5/16 x 23 1/4 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.530

Medium or Technique

Wire, silk, wood; embroidered with silk, glass beads, seed pearls, and feathers; beadwork; raised work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Initialied “IF”. Gift basket with glass beads on white silk floor and wire frame; raised work. Floor has scene with king under canopy at center with man to left and woman to right. Frame has various fruits, vegetables and flowers, all worked in beads; under the handles appear a lion, a unicorn, a lady, and a man. Good condition, silks soiled.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, October 14, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection