Greek or the Balkans
Object Place: Greece or the Balkans
Overall: 81.3 x 172.7 cm (32 x 68 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, Silk; embroidery
Not On View
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.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection