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Loosely woven linen completely covered with embroidery. An angel, flowers, architectural ornament, scrolls and two armorial shields surmounted by a crown are worked in gros point and petit point with brilliant colored wools and silks (reds, blues, yellows, greens, etc.) on a ground couched with...

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Said to come from a Polish church. 1938, gift of Philip Lehman, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

French (?), 18th century


Height x width: 34 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (87 x 47 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen woven with embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts