Wool twill foundation embroidered with polychrome wool thread
223.5 × 82.6 cm (88 × 32 1/2 in.)
Gift of Gladys Roberts Thomas in honor of Lynn Springer Roberts
Extended information about this artwork
Countess Gladys Vanderbilt Szechenyi (1886–1965), Washington, DC, London, Budapest, Czechoslovakia, New York, and Newport, RI, by Dec. 17, 1929 [according to a note from G. Thomas given to the dealer, Simon Franses, 2019, the object was referenced in an inventory as hanging “in 1st floor Library at 1 West 57th Street” and as “taken from 3rd floor storeroom” at 1 East 67th Street; the same note describes that the object was probably in the family as early as the 1890s; copy of note in curatorial object file]; by descent in the family to Gladys Roberts Thomas, New York, until 2019; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2019.
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