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One face of a cushion cover

Drawn threadwork reflecting Italian influence; metallic and polychrome silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design consists of one large octagon inscribed in a square with central diamond having eight trefoil-like projections on beige ground; stylized birds, flowers and geometric forms surround...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Ionian Islands, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts