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Berlinwork sampler

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Funerary theme; a scroll with the words "Au Revoir," a recumbent lamb, several monumental crosses and stones, wreaths and floral vines. Beneath this is a scene with a buck and fawn. On the bottom edge are the words "Rok v. Maria Dresl-r. 1872" . Stained; slightly worn. Stitches:...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, 1872

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

73.5 x 24.5 cm (28 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.995

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles