Object Place: Continental Europe
29.8 x 36.5 cm (11 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen gauze weave embroidered with linen and silk chenille
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Three side-by-side rows with small rectangular areas, one above the other, having simple, open, geometric, linear and floral designs worked in a lace-like fashion. Fourth row includes a lengthwise stylized leaf motif in blue silk chenille yarns. Mounted on a pink linen ground. Edged with white silk ribbon. In one corner are three letters in black silk yarns; partially rotted out. Slightly soiled. Stitches: filling and interlacing stitches.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection