Jan 21, 2011
Jan 21, 2011

Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees

Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees


Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)

Overall: 13.5 x 177.3 cm (5 5/16 x 69 13/16 in.)

Gift of J. H. Wade 1921.1138


Did you know?

Plant motifs, such as the blooming bushes found here, flanked by birds, were popular for their associations with well-being or blessing.


Prancing stags, represented with their heads turned backward, flank an ornate fountain. The fountain motif could allude to rejuvenation and immortality.

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