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Tan linen ground with stylized floral motives, a simple landscape and a fountain, oriented at right angles to one another; polychrome silk yarns. Upper and lower case alphabets across the top. Soiled and slightly worn. Stitches: buttonhole edging, chain, cross, double running, French knots,...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, late 17th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

42.5 x 29.5 cm (16 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.965

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles