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Cushion cover

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece

Dimensions

94 x 41.5 cm (37 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1213

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One face of a long cushion cover. Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of blue and green leaves alternating with two kinds of pink flowers shows strong Turkish influence. Backing and green border modern; inner yellow and purple border may be a later addition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection