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Fragment of a wall panel or cover

Monochrome red silk yarns on undetermined ground. Geometric design of repeating sets of four stylized leaf (?) forms, with four-pointed "stars" created by the intervening space; stitches laid down in two different directions to give impression that two shades of red were used; selvedge along one...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, Probably 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Naxos, Cyclades, Greek Islands

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts