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Towel or cushion cover

Two lengths of plain weave cotton (central area white, vertical border stripes in red, white, yellow and blue) joined by embroidery. Embroidery design in cotton: Left panel - large female figure with upturned arms, peacocks, and other birds. Right panel - smaller female figure with upturned arms...

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Credit Line

Gift of Alice Horrax Schell

Greek (Southern Cyclades Islands, possibly Anap), 19th century

Object Place

possibly Anaphe or Sifnos, Southern Cyclades Islands, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts