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Panel

Greek Islands, Dodecanese, Rhodes
18th century


Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece

Dimensions

68.5 x 59 cm (26 15/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.466

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made from three fragments of a bed tent door.
Natural linen tabby-woven ground, embroidered with floss silks in cross stitch. Wide bands of ornament, showing conventionalized plant forms in red, green, blue and buff, alternating with narrow bands of red geometric ornament. In one corner, part of an eight pointed star, in red and green. A good deal of the silk has worn or rotted out. Soiled. Linen browned.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb