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Panel. Small, simple stylized four-petaled blossom surrounded symmetrically by curling leaf and small buta motives repeating within compartments framed by four stylized re-curved branch motives. A similar blossom repeats in the interstices. A small ploychrome bird in profile appears twice....

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1950, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1950)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Portuguese, 16th century

Object Place

Spain or Portugal

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen plain weave, silk floss woven trim with tassels, and silk satin lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts