18th–19th century (?)
Object Place: Coutrai, Belgium
140 x 141 cm (55 1/8 x 55 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and linen damask
Not On View
Large central medallion, bordered by a repeating clover motif, with the seated Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus on her lap; John the Baptist as a boy, holding a cross over his right shoulder, looks on. They are encircled by a lattice bearing leaves and grape bunches. Surrounding field powdered with small repeating clover leaves and circular motives. Border of arcades with columns and arches and pairs of cavorting cherubim holding tapers, baskets of fruit and jugs. In each corner a pin-wheel motif medallion. White silk and tan linen. Water stain in central medallion.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection