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Central are the words "May the life to me alloted/ Whether long or short the date/ Prove O gracious heaven unsptted(sic)/ Fearless then I'll meet my fate/ 1915". Beneath this is a mixed modern bucolic and classical architectural scene. Above are two naturalistic plant motives and a parrot....

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 1915

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

43.991

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles