A fragment from a C 18 Cretan skirt border with some motifs derived from Italian renaissance art and others from Byzantine art. Mostly embroidered in feather stitch. The color of this embroidery is particularly rich in nuance.

Crete Embroidery, CenturyA fragment from a Cretan skirt border with some motifs derived from Italian renaissance art and others from Byzantine art. Mostly embroidered in feather stitch.

European Textiles - TextileAsArt.com, Fine Antique Textiles and Antique Textile Information

European Textiles - TextileAsArt.com, Fine Antique Textiles and Antique Textile Information

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,

Traditional Cretan Embroidered Textile

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