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Cushion cover

Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sponad
Probably 18th century


Object Place: Skyros, Northern Islands, Northern Sponades, Greek Islands

Dimensions

41.5 x 44.5 cm (16 5/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1970.554

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Back of modern plain woven spun silk. Front of plain woven linen ground embroidered with polychrome silks mainly in double darning stitch. Design of horizontal rows of cocks alternating with rows of symmetrical plant forms. Linen browned and stained. Silks faded. Washed: 19vi74

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill