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Initialied "IF". Gift basket with glass beads on white silk floor and wire frame; raised work. Floor has scene with king under canopy at center with man to left and woman to right. Frame has various fruits, vegetables and flowers, all worked in beads; under the handles appear a lion, a unicorn, a...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, October 14, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1668

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Height x Width x length: 16 x 59 x 63 cm (6 5/16 x 23 1/4 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.530

Medium or Technique

Wire, silk, wood; embroidered with silk, glass beads, seed pearls, and feathers; beadwork; raised work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles