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Cover

Greek
19th–20th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

163.5 x 61 cm (64 3/8 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

46.715

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cover. A lengthwise rectangular design divided into square compartments bearing various crosses or bands or color. Top and bottom border strips with triangles, each eclosing a cross, repeating alternately over-turned. Bright polychrome floss silk yarns on loose-woven white cotton ground with a reticular pattern fringe on three sides. Slightly soiled; some loose yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection