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Five open horizontal rows with various independent naturalistic motives including, individual flowering plants and leaves, floral groups, vines, trees and a cornucopia. The last motif on the right of the top row is a tree stump with a medallion having the word "Freundschaft" drawn in but...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Continental Europe

Dimensions

36 x 49 cm (14 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.950

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles