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Fragment of a bed tent

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Ground: linen. Design: a vertical row of conventionalized plants each flanked at the top by small angular animals, worked in cross stitch (not pulled tight) with yellowish green, and reddish orange silk. Sewed to this are two strips of linen on which conventionalized leaves are worked in the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Greek (Dodocanese Islands, Rhodes), 18th century

Dimensions

15.5 x 97 cm (6 1/8 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .155

Accession Number

33.439

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles