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Embroidered trim

Greek (Boeotia)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Boeotia, Greece

Dimensions

17.5 x 40.5 cm (6 7/8 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.761

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band, lower hem of a garment. Red tabby-woven cotton ground, embroidered along edge with polychrome silks in Roumanian, double running and satin stitches. Shows a row of conventionalized blossoming branches, suggesting a flowering vine. Below, a narrow variegated, serrated band. Faded and worn; some silks missing.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund