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At the bottom, worked in cross stitch, are a man, a woman, flowers, letters and a wreath in which are the initials "B.S., 1733". Above are rows of conventional flowers worked with French knots.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

German, 1733

Object Place

probably South Germany

Dimensions

86.2 x 19 cm (33 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.6275

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles