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Towel

Plain woven linen ground embroidered with polychrome cotton threads. Motif consists of border design of a figure between two flowering plants on either end; one standing figure holds daggers in both hands, the other a stringed instrument; costumes and types of plants vary at each end. Condition:...

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Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Greek Island, Northern Sporades, Skyros, Late 19th century

Object Place

Skyros, Northern Sporades, Greece

Dimensions

34.92 x 87.63 cm (13 3/4 x 34 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.591

Medium or Technique

Linen, Cotton; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles