Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread,1800s Greece,Sporades Islands,Skyros,19th century embroidery :silk on linen tabby ground

Embroidered fragment of pillow cover or bedspread. From Skyros (Sporades Islands) century. Embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground, (Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio).

Tsevres from Thrace - stylized poppies with winding border.   Silk, gold and silver thread on cotton - Asia Minor stitch.  The Greek Institute

Tsevres from Thrace, detail, stylized poppies with winding border. Silk, gold and silver thread on cotton - Asia Minor stitch. The Greek Institute

Cushion Cover  Tulip design.  Made in Northern Sporades (Skyros), Greece, Europe   18th century  Linen plain weave with silk embroidery in darning, satin, split, and outline stitches

Made in Northern Sporades (Skyros), Greece. Linen plain weave with silk embroidery in darning, satin, split, and outline stitches.

Fragment of a Skirt Border, 1700s Greece, Crete, 18th century  embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground,

Fragment of a Skirt Border, Greece, Crete, century embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground,

Skyros ΡΟΔΙΑ: Συμβολο γονιμοτητας για την γυναικα και ευημριας για το νιοπανρο ζευγαρι

Skyros ΡΟΔΙΑ: Συμβολο γονιμοτητας για την γυναικα και ευημριας για το νιοπανρο ζευγαρι

Portion of a Bedspread, 1700s Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century  embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground

Portion of a Bedspread, Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, century embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground

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