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Various naturalistic motives arranged in open rows including bucolic and a chinoiserie scene, a cat, floral grouping and a row of geometric designs. In the center are the initials, in Gothic letters, "ML" and the date (possibly altered) 1752. The ground is entirely covered by white wool yarns....

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, probably 1852

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

61 x 53 cm (24 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.983

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles