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Four tapering panels of a bed tent

Greek
18th–19th century


Object Place: Kos, Dodecanese, Greek Islands

Dimensions

131.5 x 218.5 cm (51 3/4 x 86 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1068

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sewn together. Linen ground consisting of twenty-nine pieces embroidered with green and red silk. In center of each panel, a vertical “column” of large “glastra”, alternating red and green; along sides of each panel, rows of stylized flowers, also red and green. Cross-stitch.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill