Wall panel or cushion cover

Greek Islands
18th century


Object Place: Greece, Naxos, Cyclades

Dimensions

47 x 122 cm (18 1/2 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6260

Medium or Technique

Linen or cotton embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy ecru linen or cotton. The all-over design of diamonds separated by long leaves, is darned with red silk. The difference in the direction of the stitches gives variety to the color.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection