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Embroidery on dress sleeve

Greek (probably Attica)
19th century


Object Place: probably Attica, Greece

Dimensions

21.7 x 45.3 cm (8 9/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.625

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeve from a dress. Coarse tabby-woven linen ground, decorated with applied stripe of red cotton cloth, and rectangles, lozenges, stars and leaves (?) embroidered with fine blue and brown wools in cross and stem stitches. On one surface, three crosses formed of applied red cotton. Frayed edges; many yarns and some applied cotton worn. Light brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian