GREEK TEXTILES

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Antique Greek Island Embroidery Silk & Silver thread Sash Early 18th

Antique Greek Island Embroidery Silk & Silver thread Sash Early 18th

Apron, 19th century Karagouna, Thessaly Athens, Museum of Greek Folk Art, Inv. No. 6633. The Karagounides were indigenous Greek inhabitants ...

Apron, century Karagouna, Thessaly Athens, Museum of Greek Folk Art, Inv. The Karagounides were indigenous Greek inhabitants .

Gold-embroidered bridal cushion from Lefkada, 17th-18th centuries?  Benaki Museum

Gold-embroidered bridal cushion from Lefkada, centuries, Benaki Museum.

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

Cushion Cover  Tulip design.  Made in Northern Sporades (Skyros), Greece, Europe   18th century  Linen plain weave with silk embroidery in darning, satin, split, and outline stitches

Made in Northern Sporades (Skyros), Greece. Linen plain weave with silk embroidery in darning, satin, split, and outline stitches.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an .

Border decorated with a Tree of Life, from Siphnos, Cyclades, 17th-18th century (cotton embroidered with silk threads)

see folder -----Border decorated with a Tree of Life, from Siphnos, Cyclades, century (cotton embroidered with silk threads)

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

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

These separate decorative cuffs are called manikoulia and have a variety of different embroideries. This is another way of wearing a variety of ornamentation without making multiple garments. Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Greece - These separate decorative cuffs are called manikoulia and have a variety of different embroideries. This is another way of wearing a variety of ornamentation without making multiple garments. Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

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

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts

Cretan Folk Art and Crafts, deeply embedded in the culture, heart and soul of Greece itself with a rich tapestry of influences: Minoan, Roman, Venetian and Byzantine

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