• 0241994335.JPG

Object ID
1994.33.5
Object Name
Embroidery
Measurements
33.4975200000 cm. W x 32.7025000000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Object Entities
Bartzis, Elenie (is related to)
Object Description
Cream square with cross stitch design, floral design (inside), scrolled design (outside), Brown (Dark and Light), Green, Blue (Dark and Light), Yellow, Pink, and Red. There is a pink and red flower as well as a blue flower in every corner. On the left of the pink flower and the right of the blue flower, there are yellow flowers connected by a stem. Below the yellow flowers, there is a rectangle of lattice-like design in a tan color. Between the yellow flowers on the side, there is an alternating pettern of five petaled blue flowers and tulip shaped pink and red flowers connected by a vine, until it reaches the other end. Outside of this flower border, there is a border of a scroll sewign in brown.
Origin
Cross stitch is a type of counted stitch embroidery. It is the oldest form of embroidery. The cross stitch is usually called a sampler, because it was usually made by young girls learning how to sew.
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Citation
Embroidery, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5638. Accessed 04/13/21.