Object Place: Italy
50 x 59 cm (19 11/16 x 23 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton satin ground with beadwork
Not On View
“The Flight into Egypt”. Joseph, on foot, leads an ass upon which Mary and the infant Jesus are mounted. Beside them walks an angel. They are on a grassy hillock with palm trees and buildings in the background. Written in green beads across the bottom is “Carolina Mangiagalli. F.L. L’Anno 1826”. White satinweave cotton ground worked with translucent and opaque glass beads of various colors. Floral vine border. Ground stained and soiled.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection