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early 20th century
Elizabeth Day McCormick (American, 1873–1957)
Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
52.7 x 44.2 cm (20 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk
Not On View
Tan linen ground one half of which is worked with polychrome silk (Tussah?) yarns; the remaining half is plain and unpatterned. Horizontal rows, one above the other, with various stylized and geometric motives including birds, horses, stars and several forms of undulating vine design. Stitches: French knot, laid work, satin, stem.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection