Beige fabric with embroidery. Fabric is loosely woven (like gauze or cheesecloth) and has yellowed and stained. Embroidery is located on two sides of the fabric at the edge. Embroidery design is a pattern of flowers-like designs. Alternating pattern of blue "flowers" and brown "flowers". The blue flowers have long stems with blue and copper designs. At the end of the stem, the copper continues into what look like roots. The brown flowers have long stems with green and copper designs. At the end of the stem, the green continues into what look like roots. That pattern repeats along the edge of the fabric. On the bottom before the edge is a kind of ladder stitch of green and copper thread. There is a long, thin fringe along the trim of the fabric on these ends.
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Embroidery, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11015. Accessed 01/25/21.