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Skirt

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, overcast back, chain, cretan, roumanian, satin, split, stem, and whipped stem stitches; couching; five loom widths joined.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, overcast back, chain, cretan, roumanian, satin, split, stem, and whipped stem stitches; couching; five loom widths joined.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Greece, Crete

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Skirt

Place

Kríti (Object made in)

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Made 1701–1800

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, overcast back, chain, Cretan, Roumanian, satin, split, stem, and whipped stem stitches; couching; five loom widths joined

Dimensions

114.5 × 306.8 cm (45 × 120 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Reference Number

1955.772

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