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Two panels sewn together. Worked with silk yarns in a local variation of the cross-stitch. Tapering panel embroidered with a vertical row of red and green "glastra" (Greek: vase) patterns and bordered with small diamond-shaped leaves; rectangular panel shows all-over pattern of stylized leaves....

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Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Dodecanese (Rhodes), 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands


206 cm (81 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts