Panel of a bed tent

Dodecanese (Rhodes)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands

Dimensions

206 cm (81 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.441

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two panels sewn together. Worked with silk yarns in a local variation of the cross-stitch. Tapering panel embroidered with a vertical row of red and green “glastra” (Greek: vase) patterns and bordered with small diamond-shaped leaves; rectangular panel shows all-over pattern of stylized leaves. Some stains.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill