Skirt border

Greek Islands ((Crete)


Dimensions

32 x 37 cm (12 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .37 x .32

Accession Number

14.867

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cut from the border of a skirt. White linen, worked with dark blue silk and a braided stitch often called Oriental stitch. The design consists of undulating lines wheel-like forms and parts of circles. The border on one side has deep scallops, separated by plant-like forms; in one scallop is a face.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adelaide Pearson