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Tabby-woven linen ground, with narrow textured stripes. Along one edge, a row of foliate sprays alternated with minute birds, all embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning stitch. Fringe with crimson tassels. Rounded patch of heavier linen embroidered with a related pattern. Ragged...

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Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Greek Islands (Skyros), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Skyros, Greek Islands


27 x 43 cm (10 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen tabby woven with polychrome silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts