Pillow cover

Greek Islands (Naxos)
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Not including edges turned in: .475 x 1.17

Accession Number

28.92

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: natural colored linen. Design: all-over geometric pattern (Naxos leaf and star diaper) worked with red silk in darning stitch. Narrow border on four sides on which angular S-shapes alternate with small lozenge shaped spots. Worn.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates