Part of bed cover
Greek Islands (Crete)
Object Place: Crete, Greek Islands
39 x 125.5 cm (15 3/8 x 49 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Three loom widths of sheer, tabby-woven linen, connected with fancy hemming stitches. Each piece shows a powder of large sprigs embroidered with pink, blue, green, and cream silks in feather and chain stitches. Serrated linear border along one edge. Faded and stained; four patches, three of which show badly embroidered restorations. One edge raveling.
Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian