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Off-white linen ground with various naturalistic floral motives, people and animals. Across the top is the alphabet and numbers, beneath this an Italian inscription which translates as ‘Maria Angella Giannolli Rome age 9 years'. Slightly soiled. Stitches: cross.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1909 (?)

Object Place

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

7.5 x 35 cm (2 15/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.987

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles