Greek Islands, Dodecanese, Rhodes
Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece
68.5 x 59 cm (26 15/16 x 23 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb