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One face of a cushion cover

Polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. All-over repeating pattern of double-tailed mermaids, vases of flowers, birds flanking crowns (?) and archers; rectangle made up of four pieces. Several yarns missing, few holes.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, Possibly first half of 19th century

Object Place

Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

Accession Number

43.364

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles