Panel of a bed tent
Greek (Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes)
Legacy dimension: length 1.67; 0.63 across top; 0.83 across bottom
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
Ground: cream-white linen (two pieces joined by narrow strip of red and yellow silk). Design: vertical bands, with horizontal band across the bottom, of conventional leaf and fruit forms, worked in irregular cross-stitch with red, yellowish green, and bluish green silk. Worn, torn, and stained.
Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates