Fragment of a bed tent
Greek (Dodocanese Islands, Rhodes)
15.5 x 97 cm (6 1/8 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .155
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
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Ground: linen. Design: a vertical row of conventionalized plants each flanked at the top by small angular animals, worked in cross stitch (not pulled tight) with yellowish green, and reddish orange silk. Sewed to this are two strips of linen on which conventionalized leaves are worked in the same manner. Ragged.
Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond