Part of a border

Greek (Attica)
19th century


Object Place: Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 41 cm (7 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.525

Medium or Technique

Silk Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground completely covered with polychrome silks in stem filling stitches and raised gold embroidery. A wide band of conventionalized flowering plants on a black ground, bordered along one side by a band of irregular quadrilateral forms and along the other by a band of hexagons containing single conventionalized flowering plants. Cut on three sides.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift