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Ground: fine cream colored wool. Design: the alphabet, sprays of flowers, a monstrance, and the maker's name "Marie Caestecker" and "l'an 1812" worked in cross stitch with blue, green, yellow and pink silk. Reddish brown selvage on each side. Stained, worn and...

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1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Flemish, Southern Netherlands, 1812 or possibly 1842

Object Place

France or Flanders


32.6 x 26.1 cm (12 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts