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Ground: natural colored linen. Design: all-over geometric pattern (Naxos leaf and star diaper) worked with red silk in darning stitch. Narrow border on four sides on which angular S-shapes alternate with small lozenge shaped spots. Worn.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Greek Islands (Naxos), 18th century


Legacy dimension: Not including edges turned in: .475 x 1.17

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts