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Linen lecturn cover

Spanish
19th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.65

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen lecturn cover, cream colored linen with deep borders at each side worked narrower borders at each side worked with dark blue, pinkish-red, neutral yellow, and a little cream white wool, at one end three panels with a cross in the central one, and conventionalized flowers in the two side panels, framed by bands of conventionalized, at the other end rose in a vase under an arch in the central panel, conventionalized flowers in the two side panels framed by similar bands of embroidery, edged with heavy blue wool fringe; stained, spots of candle wax worked so that both ends show the right side when folded in the middle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot