Embroidered cushion cover
Object Place: Switzerland
41 x 59 x 1.5 cm (16 1/8 x 23 1/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool embroidery on linen ground with linen backing
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Embroidered cushion cover, dark brown linen ground, solidly embroidered with several shades of blue, green, red, yellow, and a little cream white, brown, and black wool which has almost entirely rotted away, background of design blue, a plant with scrolling branches and leaves and flowers grows from a vase in lower middle, an armorial shield in each corner, arms not identified, edges piped with yellow and red woolen cloth, back of cover brown linen, faded, torn, repaired.
Mrs. Adolph Loewi, Venice and Los Angeles [see note 1]; 1951, sold by Adolph Loewi to the MFA for $350. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951)
 This had been privately owned for many years.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund