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Across the top are the words "viva Gesu" flanking a cross with the sacred monogram "IHS". Beneath this are alphabets and numbers in horizontal rows. The field bears floral and architectural motives, a bird on a branch and a central garland with the intitials "M S". Bordered all around by a...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1839

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

52.5 x 63.5 cm (20 11/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

43.968

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles