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Four tapering panels of a bed tent

Sewn together. Linen ground consisting of twenty-nine pieces embroidered with green and red silk. In center of each panel, a vertical "column" of large "glastra", alternating red and green; along sides of each panel, rows of stylized flowers, also red and green. Cross-stitch.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Kos, Dodecanese, Greek Islands

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Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts