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[One of] Two rectangular panels

Spanish or Portuguese
18th century


Object Place: Spain of Portugal

Dimensions

216.5 x 110 cm (85 1/4 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.802a

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen buratto ground, silk looped fringe, and silk backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Meandering floral volutes with various flowers and curling leaves. Diagonally striped border bisects field. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a silk buratto ground. Condition fair, some stains and missing yarns.

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection