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An urn with a lush naturalistic floral and fruit grouping, plus birds, on a white field. Above this appears, "Ai genitor Ch' Amiamo/ Questo lavoro Offriamo" (To the parent that I love this work I offer). Flanking below are "Le. D. Granchio" and "Fec. Nel. 1831" Stylized floral vine border....

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1831

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

35.5 x 9.8 cm (14 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1005

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles