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Cream-colored linen with urns of flowers, peacocks, and conventionalized two-tailed mermaids worked in herringbone-stitch with red, blue, green and yellow silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Greek Islands (Crete), 18th century

Dimensions

15.5 x 132 cm (6 1/8 x 51 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.32 x .155

Accession Number

33.440

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles