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[[File:MFA 47.1097 detail.JPG|center|frame|MFA 52.1690 cotton Bedcover, detail © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. ]]
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== Summary of results ==
 
== Summary of results ==
  
[[File:MFA 47.1094 result.JPG|Frame| red and brown threads were collected for dye analysis, analyzed by Dr. Xian Zhang at Boston University, 2009]]
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[[File:MFA 52.1690 result.JPG|Frame|by Dr. Xian Zhang at Boston University, 2009]]
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Latest revision as of 12:40, 9 November 2017

Artifact Information

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 52.1690. 229 x 325cm (90 3/16 x 127 15/16in.)

52.1690 is a bedcover with bright pink yarns embroidered on undyed cotton ground and Lace border on three sides. Design copied from European engravings of personifications of seasons, virtues and other subjects. Embroidered border probably copied from lace pattern books. Embroidered in white on undyed ground at lower right corner: 1° MAYO 1661.[1].


MFA 52.1690 cotton Bedcover © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


MFA 52.1690 cotton Bedcover, detail © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Summary of results

by Dr. Xian Zhang at Boston University, 2009

References

[1] http://https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/bedcover-124619