Panel of a bed tent
18th or 19th century
Object Place: Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands
206 cm (81 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two panels sewn together. Worked with silk yarns in a local variation of the cross-stitch. Tapering panel embroidered with a vertical row of red and green “glastra” (Greek: vase) patterns and bordered with small diamond-shaped leaves; rectangular panel shows all-over pattern of stylized leaves. Some stains.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill