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Cushion cover

Cushion cover. Obverse, chinoiserie design of a woman, playing a stringed instrument and a child flanking a palm tree within rectangular field bordered by stylized leaf and blossom motives repeating alternately on either side of a continuous undulating angular stalk. Reverse lacking chinoiserie...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or Sardinian, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Italy or Sardinia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on cotton plain weave, metallic-wrapped silk, and silk braided trim


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