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Rectangular panel: part of a sleeve

Greek (Argos)
19th century


Object Place: Argos, Greece

Dimensions

53.5 x 58 cm (21 1/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.620

Medium or Technique

Tabby-woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Coarse tabby-woven cotton ground, full loom width. Along one end, a wide band showing conventional blossoms or stars arranged in columns; above, three large and four small conventional trees supporting an open square containing conventional figures or plants. Embroidered with polychrome silks and wools, primarily black, in square, stem and cross stitches. Cotton browned and stained; some yarns fallen out; numerous stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian