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Picture

Italian
dated 1826


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

50 x 59 cm (19 11/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1009

Medium or Technique

Cotton satin ground with beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection