• Sham, Pillow
Sham, Pillow
Sham, Pillow
Sham, Pillow

Object ID
Object Name
Sham, Pillow
Date Created
March 12, 2013, 1924
Object Entities
USA, (created by)
Dervisis, Vasilios (is related to)
Dervisis, Alexandra (is related to)
Dervis, George (is related to)
Object Description
An ecru pillow sham cover. The sham is designed with a floral cutwork motif pattern in rows of tiny holes. Each hole has white thread running through. The back has a flap over the opening so as to completely inclose a pillow.
A collection of textiles belonging to Vasilios and Alexandra (Muyias) Dervisis. Donated by George W. Dervis. These pillow shams were a gift to the Dervisis' for their wedding, circa 1924.
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Sham, Pillow, March 12, 2013, 1924, Collection of Vasilios and Alexandra (Muyias) Dervisis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7856. Accessed 08/14/22.