Embroidery. Two large motifs: Winged angel figure holds opened scroll and standing on a wheel; large stylized flower. Red velvet background. Embroidery in gilt metallic yarns and silk (green, black, yellow). Fragment of ecclesiastical vestment or altar hanging.
By about 1925, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Los Angeles [see note 1]; 1951; sold by Loewi to the MFA for $380. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951) NOTES:  Dr. Emil Pollak had one-half interest in this textile.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund