Embroidered cushion cover fragment
Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sporad)
Object Place: Northern Islands, Northern Sporades, Skyros, Greece
38.5 x 40.7 cm (15 3/16 x 16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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One face of a cushion cover. Tabby-woven linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning and double running stitches. In center, a double-headed cock from whose sides sprout flowering branches. Above, a plant with serrated leaves; rest of space taken by sprigs, leaves or blossoms. Blacks rotted out; other colors faded. Linen browned and stained.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund