Object ID
2004.8.5.2
Object Name
Sham, Pillow
Material
Rayon
Object Entities
Neokos, Ernie (is related to)
Object Description
Small white pillow sham. Each side of the pillow is boared with a light blue satin, each close to or a little over three inches. On the inside edge of the satin is white stiching. Center is plain white. The back of the sham is all white and just has a simple flap opening for the pillow to slide into to.
Origin
Created by Penolope Neokos. She was born in Greece in 1899. In later years she came to the United States with her husband Nickolas, also native to Greece, where they became citizens of Illinois and lived in the city of Chicago. While in Chicago her and her husband lived with her brother along with her two sons (Ernie and John) and their one daughter (Frances).
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Citation
Sham, Pillow, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7316. Accessed 09/20/20.