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Polychrome silk yarns on undertermined ground. Design shows nine repeats of the "glastra" pattern flanked by birds and small ships; embroidery along one long side and two short sides, fringe along three sides.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

probably Cos, Dodecanese, Greece

Dimensions

183 x 64.5 cm (72 1/16 x 25 3/8 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

43.361

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles