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Hem of a skirt

Greek (Northern Greek Islands, Skyros or Paros)
18th century


Dimensions

19 x 96 cm (7 1/2 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 x .19

Accession Number

83.247

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk with a conventional design of plant forms worked with red, green. blue and white silk, and gilt thread; joined by blue fagotting. This piece has been labeled as having been made in Mytilene, but it is very suggestive of the work done in Turkey.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection