A fragment from a C 18 Cretan skirt border with some motifs derived from Italian renaissance art and others from Byzantine art. Mostly embroidered in feather stitch. The color of this embroidery is particularly rich in nuance.

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.

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

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

Fragment of Pillow Cover or Panel of Bedspread, 1800s  Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century

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

Crete Embroidery, Crete, Greek Islands, 18th C.

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, c., silk on cotton,

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Antique Greek Pillow face Silk Embroidery on Linen, Skyros, Northern Sporades.

Antique Greek Skyros Silk Embroidery

Antique Greek Pillow face Silk Embroidery on Linen, Skyros, Northern Sporades.

embroidered skirt border (detail), Crete, 17th century. Private collection ___ From the exhibition "The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art" at the Textile Museum, Washington DC

The latest exhibition to be enjoyed at the fabulous Textil Museum is a dsplay of Ottoman pieces reflecting the wealth, abundance, and inf.

Greek Embroidery: Dress | Maria Papadopoula | made 1757 | V Collections

Dress

Linen skirt dress embroidered in silk, made by Maria Papadopoula, Crete, Greece, Museum Number

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