Border from a bed cover

Greek Islands
17th century


Object Place: Greece, Epirus or Ionian Islands

Dimensions

41 x 247 cm (16 1/8 x 97 1/4 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

17.65

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unbleached linen(?) embroidered with design of large red tulip-shaped buds detailed with stems bearing circular flowers, and blue leaf-like forms. Smaller forms are scattered over the ground. Border on three sides has design of undulating stem bearing red, blue and yellow leaves. Worked in deep blue, red, yellow and light green silks.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection