Fragment from a bed valance
Greek Islands (Dodecanese, Rhodes)
Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece
Overall: 24.3 x 14.5 cm (9 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Natural linen tabby-woven ground, embroidered with thick floss silks in cross stitch giving a strong relief effect. Symmetrical, conventionalized brick-red tree form with yellow-green details. Edges raveling. Whitish incrustation on reverse. Linen browned.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb