Traditional Greece

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Embroidery Vintage fabric/ Greek Handmade/ Traditional Design/ Colorful…

Embroidery/ Vintage fabric/ Greek Handmade/ Traditional Design/ Colorful geometric Floral Pattern/ 15x26in/ Sewing & Needlecraft projects

Embroidery Vintage fabric/ Greek Handmade/ Traditional Design/ Colorful…

Skirt decoration (one of two fragments)      Greek (Cyclades, Anaphe or Siphnos), 17th–18th century       Anaphe or Siphnos, Cyclades, Greece ,     Embroidery

Skirt decoration (one of two fragments) Greek (Cyclades, Anaphe or Siphnos), 17th–18th century Anaphe or Siphnos, Cyclades, Greece , Embroidery

Traditional Greek ceramic design

Traditional Greek ceramic design

Traditional Cretan Embroidered Textile

Traditional Cretan Embroidered Textile - Blue

Traditional Cretan Embroidered Textile

Border Crete, Greece (made) Date:1600s (made) Materials and Techniques: Linen and cotton (fustian) embroidered with silk thread

Border

Border Crete, Greece (made) Date:1600s (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.

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.

Yorke Antique Textiles

Yorke Antique Textiles

xx..tracy porter..poetic wanderlust...- stitchery-18th century Culture: Greek Islands, Patmos  Medium: Silk on linen

xx..tracy porter..poetic wanderlust...- stitchery-18th century Culture: Greek Islands, Patmos Medium: Silk on linen

A Greek Island embroidery, early 20th century

A Greek Island embroidery, early 20th century

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