Crete Embroidery

A fragment from a 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.

Circa: 18th Century

Origin: Crete, Greek Islands

Material: silk on heavy linen

Condition: mounted, ground patched, stained and some holes, embroidery in good condition, fair

Dimensions: 18" x 25 1/2"

Inventory number: TX3275



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