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Embroidered square pillow case

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Embroidered square pillow case, ground of unbleached linen worked almost solidly with dark polychrome silks in stem, chain, and herringbone stitches, blue and orange predominating in design of long lance shaped curling ornamental leaves, with floral veins, rosette-like blossoms in interspaces,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lila Wetherbee

Greek (Epirus, Yannina), 18th century

Object Place

Yannina, [Greek Islands], Epirus, Greece


85.3 x 67.3 cm (33 9/16 x 26 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen tabby with silk (chainstitch) embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts