Bolster Cover [Greece, Epirus] (31.42) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail of Bolster Cover [Greece, Epirus] Metropolitan Museum of Art, century

~ 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.

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Embroidery on a bridal sheet from Skyros, an island in the Sporades. Abundant floral decoration surrounds the central architectural subject: the depiction of an enviable residence with birds, mythical beasts, human figures, and the apotropaic-talismanic symbol of a double-headed eagle. 18th c. Gift of Mari Zarifi. (ΓΕ 8484)

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Embroidery…

Λεπτομέρεια από φουστάνι στην Κρήτη του 17ου αι. από τη συλλογή του Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμου του Μουσείου Μπενάκη.

The Benaki Museum on

Greek embroidery from Century - Detail from a dress, Crete. From Benaki Museum

Macedonian Embroidery on a bridal dress from Ohrid region | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Macedonian Embroidery on a bridal dress from Ohrid region | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gallery.ru / Фото #65 - Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region - Dora2012

ru / Фото - Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region…

#silk #embroidery from #Crete #Aegean #crossroads #textilemuseum #greekislands…

#silk #embroidery from #Crete #Aegean #crossroads #textilemuseum #greekislands…

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