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Rectangular cardcase. Four white silk canvas panels (two exterior, two interior) with polychrome silk embroidery in tent stitch. Design: walled city with river and tree (obv.); waterfall rendered in black, white, shades of gray (rev.); initials "S N D" in silk and metallic thread with German...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Austrian, 1850–70

Object Place

Austria

Dimensions

Overall (closed): 11 x 13.8 cm (4 5/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1068

Medium or Technique

Silk canvas embroidered with silk thread; leather binding, cardboard foundation, silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes