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Small embroidered panel

Greek (Atalandi, Levivadia)
19th century (?)


Object Place: Greece (Atalandi, Leivadia)

Dimensions

38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.334

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small panel made from shirt hem. Two rectangular bands, with bottom fringe, with bottom fringe, joined top to top. Repeating within square compartments is the stylized floral motif of a long stemmed plant, symmetrically arranged. Narrow band of drawnwork in chevron above fringe on both edges. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a linen ground.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection