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Coarse linen twill covered with alternating bands of red and brown broadcloth over which heavy plied silk cords have been couched. Bands show scrolling motifs, stars and conventional plants in shades of green, blue, red, yellow and white. Heavier yellow, pink and blue cord handle. Soiled at...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Greece

Dimensions

46.5 x 28.5 x 4 cm (18 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.) includes corded handel

Accession Number

59.631

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles