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Heavy white linen. The design of octagons, blocks, diamonds and starlike flowers, is embroidered with red silk. On one end are three rows of points. Some of the flowers and diamonds at one end are worked with faded blue silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek (Cyclades Islands, Naxos), 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 65.5 x 44 cm (25 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.235

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles