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Square cover joined with needlework

Light brown linen with all over pattern of stars in a diamond lattice worked with red silk in darning stitch,. Joined and edged with needlepoint stitches worked with purple silk. This work is recent and has no relation to embroidery. Worn and darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Greek (Cyclades, Naxos?), 18th century

Object Place

Naxos?, Cyclades, Greece

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Textiles and Fashion Arts