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White linen worked with colored silks. In the middle is a wreath surrounding a crown and a monogram. Around this are flowers in vases and in baskets, and dishes of fruit, a parrot, a peacock, an apple, a pear, a landscape with two shepherdesses and sheep, and a fountain. Across the bottom are...

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Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

German, first half of 18th century

Object Place

probably Nuremberg, Germany


48.6 x 36 cm (19 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic yarn


Textiles and Fashion Arts