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Cushion cover

One face of a long cushion cover. Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of blue and green leaves alternating with two kinds of pink flowers shows strong Turkish influence. Backing and green border modern; inner yellow and purple border may be a later addition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands), 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts