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Pair of sleeves

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Greece ?

Dimensions

140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.624a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of sleeves. Long, tapering sleeves, open down length. Natural cotton ground embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and darning stitches. Sleeves proper show powder of conventional blossoms and leaves; shoulder loops show rows of conventional trees and geometric ornament. Polychrome silk tassels at lower end of b). A few brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian