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White linen embroidered with colored silks. In the middle are Adam and Eve on each side of a tree. Above are angels, animals, flowers, conventional forms, and a wreath enclosing a crown, the initials "C.W.H.G." and the date 1745. Below are a man, two women, a child, animals, birds, flowers,...

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Provenance

Gift of James William Paige to MFA, 1895

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

German, 1745

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

109.5 x 26.3 cm (43 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1122

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles