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Tapestry (cushion cover): The Annunciation

Central scene illustrates the Annunciation. A fashionably dressed female figure representing the Virgin Mary stands left of center and raises her right hand as she gazes out at the observer. Symmetrical frame composed of convetionalized iris, tulips, roses, carnations and other blossoms passes...

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1961, Blumka Gallery, New York; 1961, sold by Blumka to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 12, 1961)

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Late 17th or early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, wool and silk tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts