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A rectangular cotton cover, white (now much yellowed and stained) ground; narrow border on two long sides of serpentine formed by broken branch and leaf motives, deep border design on two short ends, symmetrically arranged central fountain flanked by scrolling acanthus branches with rampant...

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Provenance

1954, Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1954, sold by Loewi to Mrs. Samuel Cabot for the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Italian, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

54.798

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles