Runner of heavy linen, embroidered along the edges with uncoiled rust colored silk yarn in cross and half cross stitching. With the field totally covered with chain stitched metallic thread. the design along the ageless is geometrical with abstracted floral shoots into the field. Polychrome silk fringes at shorter borders.
Circa: 19th century
Origin: The Cyclades, Greece
Material: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on linen
Condition: Metallic thread corroded at places, otherwise very good
Dimensions: 74" x 18"
Inventory number: TX4438