One face of a cushion cover
18th or 19th century
Object Place: Ionian Islands, Greece
51.5 x 53.5 cm (20 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Drawn threadwork reflecting Italian influence; metallic and polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design consists of one large octagon inscribed in a square with central diamond having eight trefoil-like projections on beige ground; stylized birds, flowers and geometric forms surround central diamond; four corners show geometric forms on green ground. Yellow backing and green border modern.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection