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Tapestry

Norwegian
early 20th century


Object Place: Norway

Dimensions

60 x 60 cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.984

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pictorial panel. Two stylized women, in traditional dress and wearing crowns, surrounded by stylized floral designs with a bird at center top. Top and bottom borders of zig-zag bands with floral motives. Side borders of repeating lozenge pattern with fringe. Red, blue, green and yellow wool weft yarns and brown cotton warp yarns. Good condition.

Provenance

1948, Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago; 1948, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 8, 1948)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection