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Smart Guide to the Beaches of Crete (Infographic)

Ancient Street Corner, Crete, Greece

Places I’d Like to Go / Ancient Street Corner, Isle of Crete, Greece photo by craving

Embroidered skirt border, Crete, 18th century, with Byzantine and Italian Renaissance motis

Crete Embroidery, CenturyA fragment from a Cretan skirt border with some motifs derived from Italian renaissance art and others from Byzantine art. Mostly embroidered in feather stitch.

Detail. Cretan Embroidery, 18'th Century. Crete was ruled by the Venetians until 1669 than by the Ottomans till 1913. Cover Hali Winter 2012. Private Collection, USA.

Crete was ruled by the Venetians until 1669 than by the Ottomans till Cover Hali Winter Private Collection, USA.

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts, deeply embedded in the culture, heart and soul of Greece itself with a rich tapestry of influences: Minoan, Roman, Venetian and Byzantine

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Cretan Folk Art and Crafts

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts, deeply embedded in the culture, heart and soul of Greece itself with a rich tapestry of influences: Minoan, Roman, Venetian and Byzantine

Band        Greek Islands (Crete), 18th century

Cream-colored linen with urns of flowers, peacocks, and conventionalized two-tailed mermaids worked in herringbone-stitch with red, blue, green and yellow silk.

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