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Large cover

Greek (province of Epirus, Joannina)
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Joannina, Epirus, Greece

Dimensions

115 x 145 cm (45 1/4 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.371

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Possibly a table cover. Poychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of all-over pattern of stemmed flowers encased in ogival foliate compartments; intervening spaces filled with leaves anf flowers; narrow border of alternating pattern of two leaves and one flower runs along all four sides. Colors faded, many yarns missing several holes and mends.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection