Greek Islands (Rhodes)
Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece
52.5 x 43 cm (20 11/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 20 3/8 x 16 3/4 in.
Medium or Technique
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Natural linen tabby-woven ground, embroidered with heavy floss silks in cross, herring-bone and fancy binding stitches giving a strong relief effect. Both faces show borders of alternating dark red and blue-green leaf forms set at an angle. Narrow red and green borders; seams covered by narrow bands of pale green and yellow ochre fancy openwork stitchery. Linen stamped with mark on both faces. Stained and patched. Linen browned.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb