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Draw-work. Various biblical scenes: (center) the crucifixion; (left), Christ and St. Peter, and angel, the sacrifice of Isaac; (right), St. Mark the Evangelist, the Virgin Mary (?), Christ at the well. Each scene is bordered by vertical bands of geometric designs. White, brown and yellow linen plus...

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Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Sardinian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Spain or Sardinia

Accession Number

43.301

Medium or Technique

Cotton lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles