Cushion cover

Greek
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Possibly Epirus, Greece

Dimensions

48 x 95 cm (18 7/8 x 37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.437

Medium or Technique

Cotton; silk; plain weave, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Central design based on Turkish rose spray motif and shows several flowers and leaves encased in one large open ogival compartment formed by two large curving foliate stems; at each of the two short ends are three pink carnations in cusped arched compartments.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection