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The Comet

Pictorial needlework depicting a starry night with outlines of palm trees with boy puppeteer in lower center front

Provenance

September 28, 1995, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

1993

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

21-1/2" x 6-1/4"

Accession Number

2012.1213

Medium or Technique

Cotton and metallic threads embroidered on canvas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts