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Panel of a bed tent

Greek (Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes)
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length 1.67; 0.63 across top; 0.83 across bottom

Accession Number

28.91

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream-white linen (two pieces joined by narrow strip of red and yellow silk). Design: vertical bands, with horizontal band across the bottom, of conventional leaf and fruit forms, worked in irregular cross-stitch with red, yellowish green, and bluish green silk. Worn, torn, and stained.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates