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Cover

Greek or the Balkans


Object Place: Greece or the Balkans

Dimensions

Overall: 81.3 x 172.7 cm (32 x 68 in.)

Accession Number

43.888

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unpatterned field with highly stylized leaf with sprig motives, facing inward, repeating at an angle. At either end a line of lace inserts on either side of a band bearing an angular undulating stalk with stylized floral motifs repeating alternately overturned. Similar leaf with sprig motives form an outer border. Tape trim. Pink, blue and yellow silk yarns on a linen (?) ground. Stained and soiled; some worn yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection