Object Place: Mexico
36.2 x 46.1 cm (14 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen
Not On View
Four horizontal bands with various types of drawn work having lozenge, zig-zag, animal and heart motives. Beneath this is a floral vine formed of a repeating blossom connected by recurved sections of stalk. In the lower left hand corner are the intitials “AC” and a partial alphabet. In the lower right two, small bands of drawn work. Stitches: cross, satin, stem; pulled work including Aztec stitch and double faggot. Slightly soiled; missing yarns.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, 1946
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection