Athens Museum

Athens Museum

Some more images from the Athens museum: Some knitting - not a lot - most of the textiles on display were embroidered or woven - and the knitting was difficult to photo in subdued lighting: Some stunningly elaborate costumes:

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, 18th c., silk on cotton,

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, c., silk on cotton,

Greek embroidery | Cephalonia (Ionian Islands, Greece) | 1700-1799 (made) | Cushion cover | V Collections (R.M. Dawkins)

Cushion cover

Cushion cover Ionian Islands, Greece Linen embroidered with silk and silver thread in split, stem, overcasting and chain stitch, and drawn threadwork

Image detail for -woman in traditional Greek dress knits sitting outside her home ...

A woman in traditional Greek dress knits sitting outside her home, Aivali Images by Maynard Owen Williams / Wilhelm Tobien Source: National Geographic Stock

Woman's Thraki or Thracian costume.

Woman's 'Thraki' or Thracian costume from northern Greece. Clothing style: This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Heidi Kummli - потрясающие работы в индейском стиле!

A beautiful piece by embroidery bead artist: Heidi Kummli Kren isn't this awesome?

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