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Ground: heavy cream colored linen. Design: a row of conventionalized jars of flowers, above narrow band of floral scrolls, worked in Cretan herring-bone stitch with brick red silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles F. Iklé

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


16 x 45 cm (6 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .45 x .16

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts