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Wall panel or large covering

Greek Islands, Cyclades (Naxos)
19th century

Object Place: Greek Islands, Cyclades (Naxos)


257 cm (101 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Wall panel or large covering consisting of four pieced fragments. “King pattern” design of geometric leaf and four-pointed star motifs embroidered in monochrome red silk silk in darning stitch on white cotton ground. Effect of two different shades of red created by different directions of embroidery. Condition: very good; small black satin near lower edge.

Credit Line

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew