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One face of a cushion cover

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands)
Possibly 18th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

56 x 45.5 cm (22 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.375

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on undetermined ground. Design shows large horsemen surrounded by seven other variously scaled human figures; ground filled by two stags, birds and flowers; border of birds alternating with flowers runs around all four sides (same border pattern as 43.374). Condition poor, many yarns missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection