Object ID
Object Name
39.0525000000 cm. Diameter Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Cotton Crochet Thread
Object Entities
Bartzis, Elenie (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Pink Crocheted Doily, Octagon Shape, 2 1/2 sections use darker and stiffer pink threads in contrast to majority of threads, center design with radiating patterns, much like a flower with eight petals.
Doilies were used to protect furniture or as decoration. Crocheting is a way of creating design out of thread using a crochet needle (which has a small hook on the end). As opposed to knitting, crocheting involved having only one loop of cloth open at a time.
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Doily, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5611. Accessed 01/27/22.