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Elizabeth Day McCormick (American, 1873–1957)
Object Place: United States
64.9 x 67.9 cm (25 9/16 x 26 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk
Not On View
Central are the words “May the life to me alloted/ Whether long or short the date/ Prove O gracious heaven unsptted(sic)/ Fearless then I’ll meet my fate/ 1915”. Beneath this is a mixed modern bucolic and classical architectural scene. Above are two naturalistic plant motives and a parrot. Border of a geometric undulating line motif. Stitches: cross, tent.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection