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Ground: fine cream colored wool. Design: in center the date 1833, and initials L. F. enclosed in a wreath, the alphabet, numerals man and woman in peasant costume, cross, lyre, book on which the word "Ewig" is written, cross, anchor, flowers, etc. worked in fine cross stitch with bright...

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Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

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

Probably German, South, 1833

Object Place

Denmark

Dimensions

31.7 x 31.4 cm (12 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1145

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles