Bodice

Bodice

Jacket

Jacket

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/

Fragment of a skirt border Greek Islands (Crete) 18th or 19th century Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Fragment of a skirt border Greek Islands (Crete) 18th or 19th century Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Skirt border, linen and cotton with silk thread, Crete, 1600s. http://m.vam.ac.uk/collections/

Skirt border, linen and cotton with silk thread, Crete, 1600s. http://m.vam.ac.uk/collections/

Skirt border Crete, Greece Designed with a frieze of alternating vases with sirens or mermaids, and a floral pattern with wide scrolling stems, interspersed with birds and animals.The border on each side is edged with arched patterns or 'vaults' representing churches, enclosing flowers and female figures.Around one church there is the description reading 'I GeorgiaGram(mati...) ko (...) made it', and the date 1733.The stitches used are Cretan feather, herringbone, satin, stem and split…

Skirt border Crete, Greece Designed with a frieze of alternating vases with sirens or mermaids, and a floral pattern with wide scrolling stems, interspersed with birds and animals.The border on each side is edged with arched patterns or 'vaults' representing churches, enclosing flowers and female figures.Around one church there is the description reading 'I GeorgiaGram(mati...) ko (...) made it', and the date 1733.The stitches used are Cretan feather, herringbone, satin, stem and split…

traditioanl embroidery  from the island of- crete greece

traditioanl embroidery from the island of- crete greece

Doorway of a bed tent Greek (Dodecanese, Cos) 18th or 19th century Dodecanese, Island of Kos, Greece  Silk embroidery on linen Eight tapering linen panels embroidered with polychrome silk yarns. Design of six outer panels shows repeating “Queen” patterns, alternating red and green; central panels embroidered with King and Queen pattern, and small birds; “gable” of central archway repeats these patterns and adds variety of birds; and double-headed eagles. www.mfa.org

Doorway of a bed tent Greek (Dodecanese, Cos) 18th or 19th century Dodecanese, Island of Kos, Greece Silk embroidery on linen Eight tapering linen panels embroidered with polychrome silk yarns. Design of six outer panels shows repeating “Queen” patterns, alternating red and green; central panels embroidered with King and Queen pattern, and small birds; “gable” of central archway repeats these patterns and adds variety of birds; and double-headed eagles. www.mfa.org

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