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Horizontal rows of naturalistic floral vines and alphabets alternating with areas of floral motives; wreaths sprays and baskets and the words "l'amitié"; a funerary monument, butterflies and a goldfish bowl with the word "souvenir"; bucolic landscape scenes, and country dancers. Some missing...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably German, early 19th century

Object Place

Germany (probably)

Dimensions

76.5 x 31.3 cm (30 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.982

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles