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Greek Islands, Dodecanese, Rhodes
18th century

Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece


68.5 x 59 cm (26 15/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Made from three fragments of a bed tent door.
Natural linen tabby-woven ground, embroidered with floss silks in cross stitch. Wide bands of ornament, showing conventionalized plant forms in red, green, blue and buff, alternating with narrow bands of red geometric ornament. In one corner, part of an eight pointed star, in red and green. A good deal of the silk has worn or rotted out. Soiled. Linen browned.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb