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[One of] Two rectangular panels

Meandering floral volutes with various flowers and curling leaves. Diagonally striped border bisects field. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a silk buratto ground. Condition fair, some stains and missing yarns.


1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Portuguese, 18th century

Object Place

Spain of Portugal

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen buratto ground, silk looped fringe, metal spangle, and silk backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts