Panel of needlework
Height x width: 34 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (87 x 47 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen woven with embroidery
Not On View
Loosely woven linen completely covered with embroidery. An angel, flowers, architectural ornament, scrolls and two armorial shields surmounted by a crown are worked in gros point and petit point with brilliant colored wools and silks (reds, blues, yellows, greens, etc.) on a ground couched with silver thread. The couching stitches are taken through the firm linen lining as well as the loosely woven linen. Said to come from a Polish church.
Belongs with 38.10151-3. See note.
Said to come from a Polish church. 1938, gift of Philip Lehman, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman