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Cushion cover

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands)
18th or 19th century

Object Place: Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece


94 x 41.5 cm (37 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



One face of a long cushion cover. Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of blue and green leaves alternating with two kinds of pink flowers shows strong Turkish influence. Backing and green border modern; inner yellow and purple border may be a later addition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection