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Berlinwork sampler

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At the top are areas of geometric and linear motives in flame, satin, cross and other stitches. The remaining three-quarters has a great variety of floral and religious motives. These include, funerary monuments, crucifixes, floral groupings, vines and blossoms, bucolic scenes and the word...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, mid-19th century

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

194 x 18 cm (76 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.996

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) plain weave embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles