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Fine linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread; squares of polychrome canvaswork at bottom, alphabet and numbers above with floral wreath enclosing the initials MBM and the date 1738 in the center surrounded by flowers with pascal lamb below; edged with buttonhole stitch. Across...

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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

German, 1738

Object Place

Southern Germany


35.5 x 26.9 cm (14 x 10 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts