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Table cover

Balkans
18th century (?)


Object Place: Balkans

Dimensions

102 x 164 cm (40 3/16 x 64 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.892

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Field of white linen with cut and drawn-work squares attached to wide border of cream linen with a continuous zig-zag motif having stylized floral designs on the points, embroidered in rust and white linen yarns, amidst rows of reticello lace squares. Outer border of highly stylized leaf with sprig motifs facing outward, repeat at an angle, alternately in rust and white linen yarns. Bobbin lace trim. Many worn yarns, minor stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection