Object Place: Europe
194 x 18 cm (76 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton (?) plain weave embroidered with wool
Not On View
At the top are areas of geometric and linear motives in flame, satin, cross and other stitches. The remaining three-quarters has a great variety of floral and religious motives. These include, funerary monuments, crucifixes, floral groupings, vines and blossoms, bucolic scenes and the word “glaube” (faith). Slightly stained and soiled. Stitches: brick, counted satin, cross, florentine, running, tent.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection