Requires Photography

Picture

French or Italian (?)
first half 19th century


Object Place: France or Italy (?)

Dimensions

65 x 54.5 cm (25 9/16 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1011

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with beadwork, and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Field: a lush naturalistic floral wreath within which is a stooping parrot. Border: broad bright blue bands with Empire style urns, pitti, lions and scrolling acanthus leaves. A medusa head in each corner. Translucent and opaque glass beads fixed to a tan linen ground by tan silk yarns. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection