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Cushion cover

Back of modern plain woven spun silk. Front of plain woven linen ground embroidered with polychrome silks mainly in double darning stitch. Design of horizontal rows of cocks alternating with rows of symmetrical plant forms. Linen browned and stained. Silks faded. Washed: 19vi74

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sponad, Probably 18th century

Object Place

Skyros, Northern Islands, Northern Sponades, Greek Islands

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Medium or Technique

Silk and linen; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts