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Embroidered cover

A highly stylized geometric leaf (?) motif, set at an angle, repeating in dense rows. Red, green, and blue silk yarns, in an irregular cross stitch, on a white cotton ground. Uneven fading.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Greek Islands (Dodecanese) or Moroccan, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Greek Islands (Dodecanese) or Morocco (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts