Requires Photography

Fragment of a wall panel or cover

Greek
Probably 18th or 19th century


Object Place: Naxos, Cyclades, Greek Islands

Dimensions

48 x 92 cm (18 7/8 x 36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.498

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Monochrome red silk yarns on undetermined ground. Geometric design of repeating sets of four stylized leaf (?) forms, with four-pointed “stars” created by the intervening space; stitches laid down in two different directions to give impression that two shades of red were used; selvedge along one edge.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection