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Ivory silk plain weave embroidered with silk, satin stitch predominates, with floral sprigs and neoclassical motifs. Urn at bottom left embroidered with date 1798. Stitches: French knot, laid work, satin, shaded satin, and stem.

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

German, 1798

Object Place

German

Dimensions

55.5 x 67.6 cm (21 7/8 x 26 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1162

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles