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Piece of embroidery

Piece of embroidery, natural colored linen ground with design of angular conventionalized birds, animals, and flowers, worked in red, blue, green, and dark brown silk in cross stitch; much of the dark brown silk has rotted away.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Greek (Ionian Islands), 18th century

Object Place

Ionian Islands, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts