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Unbleached linen(?) embroidered with design of large red tulip-shaped buds detailed with stems bearing circular flowers, and blue leaf-like forms. Smaller forms are scattered over the ground. Border on three sides has design of undulating stem bearing red, blue and yellow leaves. Worked in...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek Islands, 17th century

Object Place

Epirus or Ionian Islands, Greece


41 x 247 cm (16 1/8 x 97 1/4 in.) (detail shown)

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Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts