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Border (For a Skirt)

A work made of linen and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in cretan, closed herringbone, encroaching satin, satin, stem, whipped stem, and twined double running stitches.
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  • A work made of linen and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in cretan, closed herringbone, encroaching satin, satin, stem, whipped stem, and twined double running stitches.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Greece, Crete

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Border (For a Skirt)

Origin

Crete

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

Linen and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in Cretan, closed herringbone, encroaching satin, satin, stem, whipped stem, and twined double running stitches

Dimensions

151.5 × 26.7 cm (59 5/8 × 10 5/8 in.) Warp repeat: appro×imately 14 cm (5 3/8-5 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Reference Number

1955.762

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