Object Place: Italy
29.9 x 28 cm (11 3/4 x 11 in. )
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave embroidered with silk; paper wrapped with metallic thread
Not On View
White silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns. Design of seated woman, fruit backets at top sides, birds at bottom sides, flowers between, Piecing and seams at sides and base indicate recutting. White figured silk lining; white silk binding. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 28D.
1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection