Pillow Sham

Object ID
Object Name
Pillow Sham
Date Created
March 13, 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 square pillow cover. The sham is designed with a floral cutwork motif pattern in roles of tiny holes with white thread running through them. The back has a flap over the opening so as to completely inclose the 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.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.

Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy.

For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact nhmcollections@hellenicmuseum.org
Pillow Sham, March 13, 2013, 1924, Collection of Vasilios and Alexandra (Muyias) Dervisis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7857. Accessed 01/19/22.