Embroidery

Greek
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 51.5 x 36.8 cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.884

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: large pomegranate detailed by conventionalized flowers, surrounded by two long leaves detailed in the same manner, framed by narrow rectangular dentate border, points turned in, conventionalized flowers filling each corner, worked in herring-bone stitch with pinkish red, neutral yellow, bluish green, green, cream white and a little black silk. Worn, black silk rotted.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton