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One face of a cushion cover

Greek
Possibly 19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

59 x 44 cm (23 1/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.372

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One face of a cushion cover made up of several fragments. Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Outer border of fifteen small fragments of type of embroidery attributed to Joannina, province of Epirus; central portion in two parts: upper half shows man and woman flanking a blue vase and was probably worked in Epirus or the Ionian of a superimposed “King” and “Queen” pattern and may have been worked on Patmos.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection