Greek (Ionian Islands)
Object Place: Ionian Islands, Greece
Overall: 28.7 x 46 cm (11 5/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
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Linen ground, embroidered with red, blue, green, yellow and black silks in cross stitch. Symmetrical stylized pattern showing a vase of flowers in center flanked by two large peacocks, smaller birds and quadrupeds, large double-headed eagles and leaves. Along top, a subordinate frieze showing peacocks alternating with double-headed eagles. Many holes in ground, darned and patched. Black silk almost entirely rotted out.
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