Pillow cover

Greek (Cyclades Islands, Naxos)
18th century


Dimensions

116.5 x 47 cm (45 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x 1.165 not including edges turned in

Accession Number

28.1139

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: natural colored linen. Design: all-over geometric pattern (simplified Naxos leaf and star diaper) worked with red silk in darning stitch. Narrow border on four sides. Worn. Small ink stain. See note.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates