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Square cover

Greek Islands
18th or 19th century


Dimensions

85 x 178 cm (33 7/16 x 70 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.603

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made of three narrow strips of sheer, tabby-woven linen stitched together before embroidery. Blossom in center bordered with a ring of sprigs and a serrated ring; rest of field shows a powder of similar sprigs. Pattern embroidered in double darning and tent stitches with polychrome silks; narrow blue linear border. Small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian