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One face of a cushion cover

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White linen. On three sides is a border of a zig-zag line and conventional forms suggesting butterflies. Across the top are seven cone-like forms. The piece is worked with light tan-color cream white and light green silk. Only a part of the piece is seen in the photograph.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

18th or 19th century

Object Place

Amorgos, Cyclades


57 x 45.5 cm (22 7/16 x 17 15/16 in.) (detail shown)

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Medium or Technique

Linen or cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts