Embroidery on dress sleeve
Greek (probably Attica)
Object Place: probably Attica, Greece
21.7 x 45.3 cm (8 9/16 x 17 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian