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Narrow rectangular fragment

Cotton and linen ground embroidered with red silk. Stitches laid down on two opposing directions to give impression that two shades of red silk were used. Design shows four-pointed star inscribed in a square.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek Islands (Cyclades, Naxos), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Naxos, Cyclades, Greek Islands

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts