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Bed cover

Greek (Northern Islands, Northern Sponad)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Skyros, Northern Islands, Northern Sponades, Greek Islands

Dimensions

200 cm (78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.557

Medium or Technique

Linen; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made of three widths of plain woven linen, seamed together. Embriodered along the outer edges with sailing ships in polychrome silks mainly in double darning stitch. Condition good, but several weak places near the edges of the linen. Silks faded. Washed: 5vii73

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill