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Square cover joined with needlework

Greek (Cyclades, Naxos?)
18th century


Object Place: Naxos?, Cyclades, Greece

Dimensions

Height x width: 35 7/16 x 34 5/8 in. (90 x 88 cm)

Accession Number

38.1090

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light brown linen with all over pattern of stars in a diamond lattice worked with red silk in darning stitch,. Joined and edged with needlepoint stitches worked with purple silk. This work is recent and has no relation to embroidery. Worn and darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman