Object Place: England
108.5 cm (42 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Plate: 253 x 191 mm
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic thread embroidery
Not On View
Worked with polychrome silks, silver-gilt and silver threads in laid and couched work and straight stitched. Four quatre foils; two with blazons, one with the Virgin and Child and one with St. Francis of Assisi. Quatrefoils alternate with confronted grotesques. Very worn in some areas but silks bright in remaining areas. Ex-collection Iklé.
1963, Giorgio Sangiorgi (b. 1886 - d. 1965), Rome; 1963, sold by Sangiorgi to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1963, sold by Loewi to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 17, 1963)
Seth Kettell Sweeter Fund