Argiro Sevasti

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Early Navajo Blanket

Early Navajo Blanket

This is part of a tapestry from the 7th century. The myriad of techniques demonstrated in this one small fragment are executed so beautifully. Some of the techniques are eccentric weft, slit tapestry, and sumac as well as some embroidery.

Motif origin : coptic textile motifs came from Christianity, and secular textile motifs came from Egyptian mythology

Coptic Textile, Portrait of Dionysus. 5th Century. Egypt. Dionysus is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth. Artist Unknown.

Coptic Textile, Portrait of Dionysus. 5th Century. Egypt. Dionysus is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth. Artist Unknown.

A Coptic tapestry panel with a bust of a hallowed female -  Circa 6th-8th Century A.D. -  The stylised bust depicting a woman, within nimbus, wearing a diadem and earrings with a red and yellow spotted tunic, within a border of heart-shaped flowers, 11in x 9in (28cm x 22cm)

A Coptic tapestry panel with a bust of a hallowed female - Circa Century A. - The stylised bust depicting a woman, within nimbus, wearing a diadem and earrings with a red and yellow spotted tunic, within a border of heart-shaped flowers, x x

Early Islamic tapestry fragment, Egypt, 8th-9th century Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens

Early Islamic tapestry fragment, Egypt, century Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens

Greek embroidery Woven bedspread ornamented with a dense geometric design and the representation of a group dance along the border. From Crete, 19th c.

Greek embroidery Woven bedspread ornamented with a dense geometric design and the representation of a group dance along the border. From Crete, c.

Southwestern Greece  Diamond style, Kilim Fabric.

MMF 6018 A GREEK KILIM - Ikat Fabric and Kilim Fabric for drapery and upholstery use are offered online by the yard at unbeatable discount prices with samples available, quick shipping and unsurpassed customer service.

Crete, Greece In cretan ethnology museum

Crete, Greece In cretan ethnology museum

cretan ethnology museum - Αναζήτηση Google

cretan ethnology museum - Αναζήτηση Google