Ground: natural colored linen. Design: all-over geometric pattern (simplified Naxos leaf and star diaper) worked with red silk in darning stitch. Narrow border on four sides. Worn. Small ink stain. See note.
Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates
Greek (Cyclades Islands, Naxos), 18th century
116.5 x 47 cm (45 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x 1.165 not including edges turned in
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Textiles and Fashion Arts