Object ID
2001.17.4.A
Object Name
Pillowcase
Measurements
47.9425000000 cm. W x 62.7075200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Larentzakis, by (created by)
Costas, Helen (is related to)
Larenzakis, Katherine (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
White pillowcase with embroidered floral design and button backs. It has five oval designs with a flower design inside. Straight lines decorate three sides. All decoration is in white. The ovals all have circles on one side and a solid line on the other, with a flower and stem on the inside. On the side with the solid line, there is another oval protruding from it slightly with cutwork with circles on it in the middle. It is completely outlined in a solid line.
Origin
These were made by the donor's aunt, Katherine Larenzakis, who was from Canea, Crete.
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Citation
Pillowcase, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5625. Accessed 02/25/21.