Italian or Sardinian
Object Place: Italy or Sardinia
44.5 x 54 cm (17 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk embroidery on cotton plain weave, metallic-wrapped silk, and silk braided trim
Not On View
Cushion cover. Obverse, chinoiserie design of a woman, playing a stringed instrument and a child flanking a palm tree within rectangular field bordered by stylized leaf and blossom motives repeating alternately on either side of a continuous undulating angular stalk. Reverse lacking chinoiserie design. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen ground. Obverse and reverse joined by open interlacing silk and metallic yarns. Soiled, small holes.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection