Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Embroidery on a bridal sheet from Skyros, an island in the Sporades. Abundant floral decoration surrounds the central architectural subject: the depiction of an enviable residence with birds, mythical beasts, human figures, and the apotropaic-talismanic symbol of a double-headed eagle. 18th c. Gift of Mari Zarifi. (ΓΕ 8484)

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Embroidery…

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).

Christmas Card - Embroidery from Skyros. ATHENS – BENAKI MUSEUM – EMBROIDERY FROM SKYROS. 18th c. FREE ADAPTATION BY CHRISTINA DARRAS. Text card: blank

Xmas card - c. embroidery from Skyros - free adaptation by Christina Darras - Athens, Benaki Museum

Joan Petrakis

Joan Petrakis

Skyros Island Schooner Sampler by idyllicneedle on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/279810574/skyros-island-schooner-sampler

Skyros Island Schooner Sampler by idyllicneedle on Etsy

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