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White cotton yarn canvas covered, except at the edges, by white and polychrome wool yarns worked mainly in tent stitch. Six horizontal rows, one above the other, with the upper and lower case alphabets, placed alternately, in succession, and the numbers 1-10. Ground worn through in spots;...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, early 19th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

31 x 39.7 cm (12 3/16 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.960

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles