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Cushion cover

Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sponad
Probably 18th century

Object Place: Skyros, Northern Islands, Northern Sponades, Greek Islands


41.5 x 44.5 cm (16 5/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and linen; weaving

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Back of modern plain woven spun silk. Front of plain woven linen ground embroidered with polychrome silks mainly in double darning stitch. Design of horizontal rows of cocks alternating with rows of symmetrical plant forms. Linen browned and stained. Silks faded. Washed: 19vi74

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill