Object ID
2006.13.7
Object Name
Comforter
Measurements
128.9050000000 cm. W x 185.4200000000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Material
Satin
Object Description
A comforter made of satin and cotton. The front piece is made of gold-colored satin, while the back piece is made of a yellow-colored material, likely cotton. It is unknown what material the stuffing is made out of. Both sides of the comforter are stitched in a diamond pattern, with three lines around the edges.
Origin
This comforter was made in Greece in around 1920. It was originally given to Elizabeth Zissimopoulos and her husband, George Zaverdas, as a wedding gift, but was left behind when they immigrated to Chicago in 1922. Elizabeth's brother, Dimitri Zissimopoulos, later gave it to her son, Nicholas Zaverdas, when he visited in 1976.
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Citation
Comforter, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7421. Accessed 11/28/20.