End of sash or scarf

Greek Islands (Skyros)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Skyros, Greek Islands

Dimensions

27 x 43 cm (10 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.613

Medium or Technique

Linen tabby woven with polychrome silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tabby-woven linen ground, with narrow textured stripes. Along one edge, a row of foliate sprays alternated with minute birds, all embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning stitch. Fringe with crimson tassels. Rounded patch of heavier linen embroidered with a related pattern. Ragged edges; stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian