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Embroidery and lace. Stitches: counted satin, double running, eyelet, montenegrin cross, tent, trellis, two-sided Italian cross; pulled work including single faggot, square ground; cutwork with buttonhole filling.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1660

Object Place

British Isles

Dimensions

85.7 x 20.7 cm (33 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.287

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles