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"The Flight into Egypt". Joseph, on foot, leads an ass upon which Mary and the infant Jesus are mounted. Beside them walks an angel. They are on a grassy hillock with palm trees and buildings in the background. Written in green beads across the bottom is "Carolina Mangiagalli. F.L. L'Anno 1826"....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, dated 1826

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.1009

Medium or Technique

Cotton satin ground with beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles