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One face of a cushion cover

Greek
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Ionian Islands, Greece

Dimensions

51.5 x 53.5 cm (20 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.482

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection