~ Greek Island or Epirus - First half 19th century (1800-1850)

Greek Island or Epirus A rare, exquisite Ottoman-influenced Greek embroidery on hand woven linen.

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Greece, Macedonia, Imathia, vizano kousouli festive tunic, wool emboidered cotton, End of 19th c, recto

Greece, Macedonia, Imathia, vizano kousouli festive tunic, wool emboidered cotton, End of 19th c, recto

Embroidered bridal cushion One of the better known objects in the Museum, it is considered one of the most outstanding examples of neo-Hellenic embroidery. The monumental dimensions of the central design in comparison with the extremely small-scale human figures never fail to impress. From Skyros, a Sporades island. 17th c. 0.43x0.46 m. Benaki Museum

Bridal cushion cover, from Skyros, Sporades Islands (linen embroidered with silk threads) by Greek School, century) - Bridgeman art images historical footage for licensing

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Embroidery with Gorgons and double-headed eagles which, as allusions to legends about sea voyages, acquire a special protective-apotropaic meaning. From Skyros, Sporades, 18th-19th c. L. 0.74, W. 0.36 m. Gift of Panayiotis Lidorikis. (ΓΕ 6408)

Greek embroidery Embroidery with Gorgons and double-headed eagles which, as allusions to legends about sea voyages, acquire a special protective-apotropaic meaning. From Skyros, Sporades, c.

Greek embroidery Cushion with stylised floral and animal themes embroidered in cross-stitch. From Corfu in the Ionian Islands, 18th c. 0.54x0.50 m.

Greek embroidery Cushion with stylised floral and animal themes embroidered in cross-stitch. From Corfu in the Ionian Islands, c.

Λεπτομέρεια από ποδόγυρο νυφικού πουκαμίσου της Αττιικής. 19ος αι.  Μουσείο Μπενάκη, Συλλογή Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμού.  Detail of the border of a bridal chemise from Attica. 19th c. Benaki Museum, Collection of Neo-Hellenic Culture

Greek embroidery Bridal chemise from Attica. Embroidery of Attica origin is only found on clothing, never on household articles; its aesthetic qualities vaguely recall the art of mosaic.

Λεπτομέρεια από ποδόγυρο νυφικού πουκαμίσου της Αττιικής. 19ος αι.  Μουσείο Μπενάκη, Συλλογή Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμού.  Detail of the border of a bridal chemise from Attica. 19th c. Benaki Museum, Collection of Neo-Hellenic Culture

Greek embroidery Bridal chemise from Attica. Embroidery of Attica origin is only found on clothing, never on household articles; its aesthetic qualities vaguely recall the art of mosaic.

ottoman embroidery | Legge, Greek Island (Ottoman provincial) embroidery fragment

ottoman embroidery | Legge, Greek Island (Ottoman provincial) embroidery fragment

Greek embroidery Bridal chemise from Attica. Embroidery of Attica origin is only found on clothing, never on household articles; its aesthetic qualities vaguely recall the art of mosaic. 19th c.

Greek embroidery Bridal chemise from Attica. Embroidery of Attica origin is only found on clothing, never on household articles; its aesthetic qualities vaguely recall the art of mosaic.

Παραδοσιακά κεντήματα από τις φορεσιές της Αττικής

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