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Pillow Cover (Greece), 18th century

This is a Pillow cover. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted running stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39 x 59 cm (15 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

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Pillow Cover (Greece), 18th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 39 x 59 cm (15 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-3

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