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Hanging made up from a number of bands of embroidery

Hanging made up from a number of bands of embroidery; linen ground, probably all unbleached but varying in shade, most of bands embroidered with purplish-red silk, with outer border on all four sides embroidred with reddish-orange silk; all designs based on carnation with exception of border...

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Provenance

Paid $50.00 at World's Fair, Chicago. Lent by Mr. Albert F. Schenkelberger, Nov, 16, 1906. Returned September 14, 1908.

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Albert F. Schenkelberger, Mrs. John H. Brewer, Mrs. Lillian Schwab, and Mrs. Herbert B. Wright

Greek Islands (Crete), 18th century

Object Place

Crete, Greece

Accession Number

53.935

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles