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Embroidery

Indian


Dimensions

97 x 135 cm (38 3/16 x 53 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.35 x .97

Accession Number

19.740

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover to recline on. Red velvet. The bands of conventional floral ornament and the medallions in the center and corners, are worked with gold thread. Finished with gold fringe. Wetzel #T.20-13.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel