Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
74.1375200000 cm. W x 73.9775000000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Cotton Crochet Thread
Object Entities
Fotopoulis, Mary (is related to)
Object Description
Eggshell crocheted table edging, there are four triangular decorative sections all sewn together along the top end. leaving the middle completely empty and diamond-shaped. All triangles have alternating shaded and unshaded hexagons. The outside edging had alternating shaded and unshaded diagonal lines. The unshaded lines have three shaded plus sides inside of them. The edge forms a zigzag pattern.
This was meant to be put along the edge of a small table, as can be seen by the hole in the middle of the cloth. Crochet is made by using a small hook. In the Greek Folk Art Exhibit, its number was 10.1993.2.
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Tablecloth, 1920s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5635. Accessed 02/28/21.