Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
49.53 x 50.8 cm (19 1/2 x 20 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and wool in tent stitch
Not On View
Embroidered picture of a skating scene worked in polychrome wools and silks. Scene shows figures skating on pond at right and man and woman around a fire at left. In background, three buildings, including a windmill. Central scene of “Old Man Winter” in front of fire with tree behind probably derived from the print Winter by J. Sadeler after H. Bol, 1580. Condition: fair, colors are faded
Mr. And Mrs. Eben Corey; by inheritance to children Rosita Corey, George C. Corey, and Elizabeth C. Bourquin; gift to MFA, December 31, 1998.
Gift in memory of our parents Mr. and Mrs. Eben F. Corey by Rosita Corey, George C. Corey, and Elizabeth C. Bourquin