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,

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

Border

Border Crete, Greece (made) (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.

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

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

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I'm going to start posting some fine examples of Greek Design

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