One face of a cushion cover
Possibly first half of 19th century
Object Place: Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
53.5 x 90 cm (21 1/16 x 35 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. All-over repeating pattern of double-tailed mermaids, vases of flowers, birds flanking crowns (?) and archers; rectangle made up of four pieces. Several yarns missing, few holes.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection