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Embroidered cover

Possibly Greek Islands (Dodecanese) or Moroccan
18th–19th century


Object Place: Greek Islands (Dodecanese) or Morocco (possibly)

Dimensions

180 x 67 cm (70 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2047

Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A highly stylized geometric leaf (?) motif, set at an angle, repeating in dense rows. Red, green, and blue silk yarns, in an irregular cross stitch, on a white cotton ground. Uneven fading.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection