Fragment of a wall panel or cover
Probably 18th or 19th century
Object Place: Naxos, Cyclades, Greek Islands
48 x 92 cm (18 7/8 x 36 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Monochrome red silk yarns on undetermined ground. Geometric design of repeating sets of four stylized leaf (?) forms, with four-pointed “stars” created by the intervening space; stitches laid down in two different directions to give impression that two shades of red were used; selvedge along one edge.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection