Fragment of border

Greek Islands (Crete)
18th–19th century


Dimensions

16 x 45 cm (6 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .45 x .16

Accession Number

34.75

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: heavy cream colored linen. Design: a row of conventionalized jars of flowers, above narrow band of floral scrolls, worked in Cretan herring-bone stitch with brick red silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles F. Iklé