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One face of a cushion cover Greek (Crete), 18th or 19th century

One face of a cushion cover Greek (Crete), 18th or 19th century

Antique Greek Island Silk Embroidery Skirt Border, Early 18th Century

Antique Greek Island Silk Embroidery Skirt Border, Early 18th Century

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

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

LATE 18th CENTURY GREEK SILK EMBROIDERY FROM SKYROS

LATE 18th CENTURY GREEK SILK EMBROIDERY FROM SKYROS

Border Crete, Greece (made) Date:1600s (made) Materials and Techniques: Linen and cotton (fustian) embroidered with silk thread

Border

Border Crete, Greece (made) Date:1600s (made) Materials and Techniques: Linen and cotton (fustian) embroidered with silk thread

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.

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.

Gallery.ru / Фото #41 - The Needle Arts of Greece - Dora2012

Gallery.ru / Фото #41 - The Needle Arts of Greece - Dora2012

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

Dress

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

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.

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.

Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Fragment of a Bed Curtain,1600s-1700s..Embroidery :silk on linen tabby ground

Fragment of a Bed Curtain,1600s-1700s..Embroidery :silk on linen tabby ground

Greek Embroidery

Greek Embroidery

Border      Place of origin:           Cyclades, Greece (made)     Date:      18th century (made)     Artist/Maker:      Unknown (production)     Materials and Techniques:      Linen, embroidered in silks in satin, darning, cross, long-armed cross and chain stitches

Border

Border Place of origin: Cyclades, Greece (made) Date: 18th century (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen, embroidered in silks in satin, darning, cross, long-armed cross and chain stitches

Fragment - 18th century - Greek Islands - possibly Cyclades or Patmos

Fragment - 18th century - Greek Islands - possibly Cyclades or Patmos

Traditional embroidery designs from the island of Crete Greece Stock Photo

Traditional embroidery designs from the island of Crete Greece Stock Photo

Embroidered bridal cushion One of the better known objects in the Museum, it is considered one of the most outstanding examples of neo-Hellenic embroidery. The monumental dimensions of the central design in comparison with the extremely small-scale human figures never fail to impress. From Skyros, a Sporades island. 17th c. 0.43x0.46 m. Benaki Museum

Embroidered bridal cushion One of the better known objects in the Museum, it is considered one of the most outstanding examples of neo-Hellenic embroidery. The monumental dimensions of the central design in comparison with the extremely small-scale human figures never fail to impress. From Skyros, a Sporades island. 17th c. 0.43x0.46 m. Benaki Museum

Greek embroidery at the Benaki Museum, Athens.

Greek embroidery at the Benaki Museum, Athens.

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