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One face of a cushion cover

Greek
Possibly first half of 19th century


Object Place: Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

Dimensions

53.5 x 90 cm (21 1/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.364

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. All-over repeating pattern of double-tailed mermaids, vases of flowers, birds flanking crowns (?) and archers; rectangle made up of four pieces. Several yarns missing, few holes.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection