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Panel of curtain

Greek (Dodecanese)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Rhodes, Greek Islands, Greece

Dimensions

55.5 x 187.5 cm (21 7/8 x 73 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.369

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel, probably of a bed curtain. Red, dark and light green silk yarns on undetermined ground. 1.5 loom widths. Larger section shows border of alternating red and green leaves around central ertical row of larger alternating red and green motifs; smaller panel, slightly tapering at top, shows only leaf border without any central design.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection