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Border (For a Skirt)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in cretan, closed herringbone, satin, split, and stem stitches; open chain, couching, and french knots; edged with silk, plain weave extended weft cut fringe; pieced.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in cretan, closed herringbone, satin, split, and stem stitches; open chain, couching, and french knots; edged with silk, plain weave extended weft cut fringe; pieced.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Greece, Crete

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Border (For a Skirt)

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in Cretan, closed herringbone, satin, split, and stem stitches; open chain, couching, and French knots; edged with silk, plain weave extended weft cut fringe; pieced

Dimensions

37.5 × 175.2 cm (14 3/4 × 69 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Reference Number

1955.773

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