Object Place: Germany
61 x 53 cm (24 x 20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with wool
Not On View
Various naturalistic motives arranged in open rows including bucolic and a chinoiserie scene, a cat, floral grouping and a row of geometric designs. In the center are the initials, in Gothic letters, “ML” and the date (possibly altered) 1752. The ground is entirely covered by white wool yarns. Slightly soiled. Stitches: canvas work including cross, Florentine, plush, reverse tent, tent.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection