Requires Photography

Large cover

Greek
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Province of Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece

Dimensions

78 x 196.5 cm (30 11/16 x 77 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.431

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of large pink and blue stylized flowers on curving green stems shows Turkish influence; geometric serrated form recurs frequently and at random; made up of three loom widths; one of short ends pieced together out of four fragments. Some stains; mended in several places.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection