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Spot motif sampler. Loosely-woven natural-colored linen ground embroidered in silk and metallic thread with a number of detached naturalistic and geometric patterns. On right are 3 large plants (columbine, rose, and honeysuckle) two small sprigs a fly, caterpillar, and a bird. On left are...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot, Mrs. J. T. Coolidge, Mrs. H. G. Cutler, Gift of Mrs. J. L. Hall, Mrs. E. J. Holmes, Mrs. E. P. May, and Mrs. Frederick S. Mosely to MFA, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot, Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge, Mrs. H. G. Cutler, Mrs. J. L. Hall, Mrs. E. J. Holmes, Mrs. E. P. May, and Mrs. Frederick S. Mosely

British, first half of 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

18.38 x 15.75 cm (7 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.667

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread and decorated with ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles