Two faces of small cushion cover
Object Place: Skyros, Northern Sporades, Greek Islands
39 x 27.5 cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stitched together on 3 sides. Undyed linen ground embroidered with red, yellow, blue and white silk. Design shows row of 4 horsemen along one of long sides of front and back faces; above horsemen are, on each face, 3 small horses. Traces of fringe remain; stained, faded; black yarns delineated face and other details rotted revealing underdrawing.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill