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One face of a cushion cover

Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on undetermined ground. Design shows large horsemen surrounded by seven other variously scaled human figures; ground filled by two stags, birds and flowers; border of birds alternating with flowers runs around all four sides (same border pattern as 43.374)....

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek (province of Epirus or Ionian Islands), Possibly 18th century

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Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts