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Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on undetermined ground. Design of horseman and horsewoman flanking large central vase of flowers; eagles, small birds, carnations and other flowers fill intervening spaces; border around all four sides of stemmed flowers. Black and brown yarns have largely...

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Provenance

Lent by miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, probably 18th century

Object Place

Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece

Dimensions

55.5 x 39.5 cm (21 7/8 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.373

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic yarn embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles