Picture made into purse cover
Object Place: Italy (probably)
31 cm (12 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Embroidered picture. Polychrome silks worked primarily in chain stitch on purple silk. Border of putti, urns, and symbols of crucifixion worked with gilt and silver-gilt threads and silks. Borders have been cut. Present shape is not original one. Condition good; colors exceptionally vivid.
Raphael Stora (dealer), New York; sold by Stora to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1964, sold by Loewi to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1964)
William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2