Object ID
1993.45.8
Object Name
Embroidery
Measurements
22.3824800000 cm. H x 197.4850000000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Selimos, Presbytera (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Long piece of cloth with yellow/beige tint. on the two ends of the fabric are large embroideries. The design is two large leaves with four small leaves underneath. The outline of the leaves are done in a gold thread. The inside design of the larger leaves contain blue, orange, gold, and green geometric designs. There are two concentric leaves on the inside of the largest leaf that also contain the geometric pattern. In the very center of the leaves is a design resembling a hand on an orange background. At the bottom of the large leaf is a stem which has four small leaves (two in green, two in cream and orange) and four very small green leaves. At the very bottom towards the end of the fabric is a gold horizontal border.
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Citation
Embroidery, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11012. Accessed 11/25/20.