Object Place: Germany
71.2 x 32 cm (28 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk
Not On View
Ground: cream colored linen. Design: a variety of small conventional figures across the top including a ship, a cray-fish and the date 1788 with six rows of letters and numerals, and below this the tree of knowledge with the serpent, a peacock, the crucifixion, and the date 1787, worked in cross stitch with colored silk (several shades of pale blue, green, yellow, neutral pink and violet with a little crimson).
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