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Rectangular panel, embroidered with silk in split, tent, brick and vertical filling stitches on single-thread linen canvas; outlines in silver yarn, coil stitch. Bright yellow-green ground. Center panel shows two medallions and smaller polygonal ornaments, with the interspaces decorated with...

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Provenance

By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Los Angeles; 1956, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $800. (Accession Date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Rug

Spanish, 16th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 138 x 239cm (54 5/16 x 94 1/8in.)

Accession Number

56.266

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave (canvas) embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles