Object Place: probably Nuremberg, Germany
31.7 x 40.2 cm (12 1/2 x 15 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Not On View
Across the top is the alphabet and numbers; below, a wreath of flowers enclosing a crown, the date, 1737, and a monogram, M.H.O. Below this is a dish of fruit, a basket of flowers and rectangular spaces filled with various stitches.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection