Object Place: Germany
38 x 30 cm (14 15/16 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, linen and metallic thread; backed with paper, trimmed with silk ribbon
Not On View
White linen ground with semi-naturalistic rose, thistle or chrysanthemum, pomegranate, lily and other flowers on individual stalks plus a wreath and a heart both having the initials “ECG” The date appears in the lower center. Above are three rows with alphabets, numbers and the same initials and date. Beneath are two rows of white work embroidery and drawnwork. Six pink silk ribbons attached along edges. Backed with white paper. Stains. Stitches: couching, cross, marking cross, running, satin, stem; pulled work.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection