Greek 'tsevres' from Thrace.  The object would be called ‘yağlık’ in Turkish (large handkerchief, usually worn in the waist belt).  Motifs: stylized poppies with winding border. Silk, gold and silver thread on cotton - Asia Minor stitch. (From: The Greek Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts).

Tsevres from Thrace, detail, stylized poppies with winding border. Silk, gold and silver thread on cotton - Asia Minor stitch. The Greek Institute

~ Greek Island or Epirus - First half 19th century (1800-1850)

Greek Island or Epirus A rare, exquisite Ottoman-influenced Greek embroidery on hand woven linen.

picture from the book  "Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region" Embroidered pillow face, Ionian Islands, 18th Century

picture from the book "Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region" Embroidered pillow face, Ionian Islands, Century

Tsevres from Thrace - flowers and cypress trees are heavily decorated with sequins Silk and silver thread, sequins and gold braid on cotton ...

The Greek Institute Tsevres from Thrace - flowers and cypress trees are heavily decorated with sequins

Λεπτομέρεια της παραδοσιακής φορεσιάς απο την Περαχώρα Κορινθίας.

Λεπτομέρεια της παραδοσιακής φορεσιάς απο την Περαχώρα Κορινθίας.

Gallery.ru / Фото #70 - Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region - Dora2012

book from the Textile Museum in Washington DC : Embroidery of the Greek Islands & Epirus Region

Panel from a set of Bed Curtains [Greek Islands, Cyclades]18th century - linen embroidered with silk

Pair of bed curtains

Panel from a set of bed curtains, first half of century Greek Islands, Cyclades Linen embroidered with silk

Κόσμημα Μαρουσιώτικης νυφικής φορεσιάς (1870). Πεσκούλια, τεχνητές μεταξωτές πλεξούδες με αργυρά ή χρυσά στολίδια. (τύπος κοσμήματος – στολιδιού για τα μαλλιά).

Κόσμημα Μαρουσιώτικης νυφικής φορεσιάς (1870). Πεσκούλια, τεχνητές μεταξωτές πλεξούδες με αργυρά ή χρυσά στολίδια. (τύπος κοσμήματος – στολιδιού για τα μαλλιά).

Greek 19th century Linen, embroidery  Rectangular bag. Coarse tabby-woven linen, folded and stitched to form narrow, deep bag. Yellow, cream and beige cord as handle. Faces of bag show conventional plants or trees embroidered with coarse polychrome silks in cross and stem stitches. Cotton browned; a few stains.

Greek 19th century Linen, embroidery Rectangular bag. Coarse tabby-woven linen, folded and stitched to form narrow, deep bag. Yellow, cream and beige cord as handle. Faces of bag show conventional plants or trees embroidered with coarse polychrome silks in cross and stem stitches. Cotton browned; a few stains.

Half of a pillow cover - 18th century - Crete

Half of a pillow cover Date: century Culture: Greek Islands, Crete Medium: Linen and silk thread Dimensions: L. 12 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Credit Line: The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931

«Η αρχοντική φορεσιά της Σύμης – Βέργωση» - εκδήλωση στη Ρόδο - Στο κόκκινο

«Η αρχοντική φορεσιά της Σύμης – Βέργωση» - εκδήλωση στη Ρόδο - Στο κόκκινο

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