Object Place: Boeotia, Greece
17.5 x 40.5 cm (6 7/8 x 15 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Band, lower hem of a garment. Red tabby-woven cotton ground, embroidered along edge with polychrome silks in Roumanian, double running and satin stitches. Shows a row of conventionalized blossoming branches, suggesting a flowering vine. Below, a narrow variegated, serrated band. Faded and worn; some silks missing.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund