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Bed cover or hanging, for Portuguese market, of tan linen ground with closely-spaced, overall design embroidered with yellow silk in chainstitch: central coat-of-arms in central field surrounded by scenes from marine and land battle; deep triple border on all four sides with central band of...

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Charles Deering (b. 1852 - d. 1927), Madrid and Miami, FL; 1950, gift of the Charles Deering Estate to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 10, 1950)

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Gift of the Charles Deering Estate

Indian, Bengal, for the Portuguese market, 17th century

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Overall: 189 x 268.5cm (74 7/16 x 105 11/16in.)

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Linen embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts