Panel of needlework
Length x width: 88 x 46 cm (34 5/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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 firm linen lining as well as loosely woven linen. Said to come from Polish church.
Belongs with 38.1050, 38.1052-53.
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