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Object Name Postcard
Title Detail from a Linen ClothTapestry-woven Decoration in Wool Coptic, IV Century A.D.
Date 1958
Catalog Number PC1.1190
Description PC1.1190
Single postcard with a color print image of a detail from a Coptic cloth. On back: personal message. Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rose Nichols collected numerous postcards depicting historic textiles, consisting mostly of 18th century embroidery and 16th and 15th century tapestries.

This card is one of 1,245 postcards collected by Rose Standish Nichols depicting art, decorative art, textiles, architecture, landscape design, building interiors, tourist images, and other subjects. To view postcards in categories, use a keyword search with one of the listed terms (i.e., landscape design; decorative arts).

A list containing all 1,245 postcards is included on the Archives page under "House and Collections" on the Nichols House Museum main website.

Source Estate of Rose Standish Nichols
Collection Nichols House Museum Archives
Credit line Courtesy of the Nichols House Museum, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts