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Map of Africa, many place names with indication of rivers, mountain ranges and abutting geographichal areas. Slightly soiled. Stitches: chain, chain (from the back), cross, satin.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 19th century

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

30.5 x 32 cm (12 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1015

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles