Cushion cover

Greek Islands (Rhodes)


Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands

Dimensions

44.5 x 44.5 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 17 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.

Accession Number

1972.1064

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked in cross-stitch with polychrome silk yarns. Design of stylized leaves or trees with hook-like excrescences embroidcered along all four edges, front and back; in the field of one side is a small symmetrical motif located off-center.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill