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Pair of sleeves (probably incomplete)

Greek Islands (Dodecanese, Rhodes)
Probably 18th century

Object Place: Dodecanese, Rhodes, Greece


63.5 x 73 cm (25 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



a) 1 1/9 loom widths, b) 1 1/3 loom widths. Silk yarns on undetermined ground. Design of each sleeve consists of three repeating vertical rows of alternating red and green leaf forms with leaves with floral excrescences along seam; botton border of both sleeves has design of red and green triangles outlined with black yarns which have mostly rotted out. Both sleeves have some stains and holes.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection