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Embroidery on dress sleeve

Sleeve from a dress. Coarse tabby-woven linen ground, decorated with applied stripe of red cotton cloth, and rectangles, lozenges, stars and leaves (?) embroidered with fine blue and brown wools in cross and stem stitches. On one surface, three crosses formed of applied red cotton. Frayed edges;...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Greek (probably Attica), 19th century

Object Place

probably Attica, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts