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Fragment, probably from a bed valance

Natural linen tabby-woven ground, embroidered with floss silks in cross stitche. Alternating brick red and yellowish-green conventionalized tree forms. Stained and worn; edges raveling. Linen browned.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Greek Islands (Dodecanese, Rhodes (?)), 18th century

Object Place

Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts