Border, probably of a bed valance
Greek Islands (Cyclades, possibly Syphnos)
Object Place: possibly Syphnos, Cyclades, Greek Islands
175 cm (68 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Linen embroidered with red, green, blue and beige silks, edged with green, beige, and occasionally blue tassels on three sides. Two pieces sewn together. Counted thread design showing along two long sides rows of confronting birds, alternating green and blue (blue mostly missing); between these two rows: one of highly stylized double-headed eagles alternating red and green; eagles with geometric compartments; geometric and floral filler designs.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill