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Cover

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Jannina, Epirus, Greece

Dimensions

95 x 145.5 cm (37 3/8 x 57 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.448

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made up of border pieces from a bedcover. Floss silk embroidered on a linen ground. Design of large red flowers with multiple petals alternating with blue, red and salmon rose spray units, all in herringbone stitch; blue borders in stem stitch throughout; some dark blue and black yarns disintegrating. Beige rayon edging, green cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection