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Linen; square in the middle, in the center of which is embroidered "I.H.S." and an anchor and a cross. On each side oblong spaces filled with drawn-work. Borders of many designs and stitches. Colors, white, yellow, green and blue. Stained. Stitches include Algerian eye, bullion, cable chain,...

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Provenance

Gift of Benjamin Pierce Cheney to MFA, 1888

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Spanish, probably 18th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

104 x 58.5 cm (40 15/16 x 23 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.647

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles