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Embroidery

Greek or Bulgarian


Dimensions

20 x 91 cm (7 7/8 x 35 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .91 x .20 including fringe

Accession Number

16.340

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy white linen entirely covered with black, blue, yellow and red silk embroidery done with a stitch that makes loops like uncut velvet. Above and below the large border of octagons, triangles and crosses are narrow borders of drawn-work done with green, red and yellow silk. Deep fringe on one edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss L. H. Eaton