Object ID
1993.18.B
Object Name
Pillowcase
Date Created
1920s, 1920 – 1930
Measurements
74.7725200000 cm. W x 52.2300200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Linen
Object Entities
Fotopoulos, Mary (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
White pillowcase with floral cutwork at the opening and crocheted triangular edging. The cutwork has shapes that look like three C's to either side of the middle design, which is shaped like a basket with a handle and a flower in the middle. The edging is in a checkered pattern, and is located at the low points in the zigzag design at the top of the fabric.
Origin
A Trousseau is similar to a dowry or a prika in that it is a collection of linens given to the bride for her new home.
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Citation
Pillowcase, 1920s, 1920 – 1930, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5621. Accessed 03/29/20.