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Greek Island embroidery

Heavy white cotton; on one side a narrow conventional border of points etc. embroidered with a pinkish yellow silk, above this is darned, with dull yellowish and bright green silk a row of symmetrical forms composed of a stem, two large leaves and what was probably meant for a flower. These are...

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Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek Islands (Patmos, Dodecanese),

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts