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White satin-weave ground worked with polychrome floss silk and metallic yarns in satin, split and other stitchs. A central cornucopia filled with naturalistic flowers. To the right, a tombstone with the initials ‘C W', and a dome, supported by the columns, beneath which is a flaming urn. To...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, early 19th century

Object Place

Continental Europe

Dimensions

38.2 x 45.6 cm (15 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.948

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles