Possibly American or European
probably 19th century
Object Place: U.S.A. ?, Europe ?
23 cm including lace edges x 13 cm (9 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave embroidered with cotton
Not On View
Ground: white linen. Design: narrow horizontal bands of geometric patterns worked in white linen. Edged top and bottom with deep points of needlepoint lace. Embroidered in the style of the seventeenth century with flat stitches and pulled work, bordered at top and bottom with needlelace points. Stitches: buttonhole, counted satin, twisted lattice; pulled work.
1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman