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Crimson silk, tabby-woven, with crêpe effect and textured weft stripes. Embroidered at each end with polychrome silks and gold yarns in double darning, double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows a row of large sprigs surmounted by rows of smaller sprigs, or plants, and birds. Warp fringe...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek Islands (Northern Islands, Northern Sporad, 19th century

Object Place

Northern Islands, Northern Sporades, Skryos, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts