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Panel of a bed tent

Ground: cream-white linen (two pieces joined by narrow strip of red and yellow silk). Design: vertical bands, with horizontal band across the bottom, of conventional leaf and fruit forms, worked in irregular cross-stitch with red, yellowish green, and bluish green silk. Worn, torn, and stained.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Greek (Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes), 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts