Quilted bed cover
Object Place: Italy
233 x 193 cm (91 3/4 x 76 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, Cotton; embroidery, quilt
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Three central side by side square compartments bearing a musician flanked by hunters and animals. Rectangular compartment below this bears a ship flanked by fishermen and large fish. Similar compartment above with a double headed eagle flanked by warriors. Border with repeating pair of confronted animals, leaping amidst foliage. Obverse, yellow silk; reverse, faded red silk. Worn; cotton wadding exposed in some areas.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection