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Loosely woven linen completely covered with embroidery. Flowers, architectural ornament and 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 silver...

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Provenance

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (73 x 26 cm)

Accession Number

38.1053

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles