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Bench cover

Panel probably a bench cover. Worked with polychrome silk threads primarily in tent stitch through a thickness each of green satin and canvas. Background of gold on which is depicted birds and flowering vines. In center is a scene showing figures playing a game (bowling?) amidst landscape and...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

French or Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

France or Spain

Accession Number

61.1101

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles