Traditional Creta hand embroidery/Παραδοσιακά σχέδια για κέντημα από την Κρήτη
These fabulus hand embroidered patterns are of Creta origin and they are derived from the vast nature of Creta island and from Cretan Tradition. They are kept in greek and foreign Folk Art Museums …
One face of a cushion cover
One face of a cushion cover, probably made from a larger piece cut down. Worked in satin stitch with blue silk yarns on probably a linen and cotton ground. Scrolling floral design includes birds, double-headed eagle, insects, and double-tailed mermaid whose fish tails merge with carnations; scrollwork border along one edge.
Embroidery of the Greek Islands
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Polychrome silk yarns on undertermined ground. Design shows nine repeats of the "glastra" pattern flanked by birds and small ships; embroidery along one long side and two short sides, fringe along three sides.