User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Table cover

Start collecting

Round white embroidered table cover patterned with floral garland and four profile portraits of a fashionably dressed woman wearing a large hat with ostrich feathers on the crown.

Provenance

Before 1991, with Mrs. Joan Ehrhard, New York; 1991, inherited by her daughter, Yvonne J. Markowitz, Framingham, MA; 2009, gift of Markowitz to the MFA (Accession date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz

European or American, early 20th century

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 71.1 x 71.1 cm (28 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2421

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles