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Natural colored linen; narrow red and green borders on each side. In the middle a design of very conventional trees and birds of laid-work, embroidered with dull blue, bright green, red, violet and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek Islands, 17th century

Object Place

possibly Pholegandros, Cyclades, Greece


16 x 30 cm (6 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .30 x .16

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts