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Pictoral sampler. Four landscape scenes with people engaged in various bucolic activities. Between these are naturalistic floral motives and a large scale godrooned urn with a naturalistic spray of various flowers and leafy stems. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a white linen ground. Along the...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, 1946

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

1832

Object Place

Puebla, Mexico

Dimensions

63 x 78.5 cm (24 13/16 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.764

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles