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Fragment of a curtain

Unbleached plain-woven linen embroidered with natural-colored silk threads and cut and drawn-work form repeat motifs of figure surrounded by animals. Condition: Poor; staining, a few rips.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Greek Island, Cyclades, Mykonos, 19th century

Object Place

Mykonos, Cyclades, Greece


45.72 x 93.98 cm (18 x 37 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery, drawnwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts