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At the center top is a wreath, worked in purl, spangles, and metallic yarn, bearing the date; flanked by the initials "JS" in floral lettering. Beneath this is an urn with a medallion bearing the words "Rosin Linden". Beneath this is the scene of a funerary obelisk on a mound with a weeping...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, 1805

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

38.3 x 63.5 cm (15 1/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

43.952

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic yarn, coils, paillettes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles