Kazak Rugs: A Kazak rug Lambalo // 2nd half 19th cent. Beautiful!

Kazak Rugs: A Kazak rug Lambalo // half cent.

Lot 2019. Shikli Kazak rug, south west Caucasus, 20th century. Carpets, Rugs & Textiles at Netherhampton Salerooms 2 October 2013.

Carpets, Rugs & Textiles at Netherhampton Salerooms 2 October

Netherhampton Salerooms next specialist carpet sale 'Carpets, Rugs & Textiles' will take place Wednesday 2 October 2013 at am in Salisbury, Wilts.

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

Decorative motifs were arranged horizontally, vertically,diagonally or in a circle with patterns repeating or alternating .Certain motifs were more popular such as the "tree of life" - a motif in Christian art referring to the Cross,and also,fruitfulness and nature's bounty.Other motifs were birds,flowers, double-headed eagles,churches,rosettes,anthemia - honeysuckle or palm leaves in radiating clusters, and geometric patterns.

The Greek Institute

Bed cover        Date: 1700-1800 (made)      Place: Skyros, Greece

Bed cover Skíros (island), Greece (made) (made) materials and Techniques: Linen embroidered with silk in double darning, brick, outline, satin and chain stitches

Greek embroidery from Skyros Island early 18thc. Silk on linen.

Greek embroidery from Skyros Island early Silk on linen.

Gallery.ru / Фото #44 - The Needle Arts of Greece - Dora2012

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Piece

Piece, Silk on linen, Greek Islands, Skyros

Piece

Piece, Silk on linen, Greek Islands, Skyros

Epirus Embroidery, Ottoman period, circa 1700, Benaki Museum, Athens

Greek Textiles in the Benaki Museum, Athens

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