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One face of a cushion cover

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands)
Possibly 18th century

Object Place: Greece


56 x 45.5 cm (22 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on undetermined ground. Design shows large horsemen surrounded by seven other variously scaled human figures; ground filled by two stags, birds and flowers; border of birds alternating with flowers runs around all four sides (same border pattern as 43.374). Condition poor, many yarns missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection