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Embroidered cushion cover fragment

One face of a cushion cover. Tabby-woven linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning and double running stitches. In center, a double-headed cock from whose sides sprout flowering branches. Above, a plant with serrated leaves; rest of space taken by sprigs, leaves or blossoms....

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sporad, 18th century

Object Place

Northern Islands, Northern Sporades, Skyros, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Linen; tabby-woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts