Object ID
2001.17.7
Object Name
Tablecloth
Measurements
106.3625000000 cm. W x 98.7425000000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Linen; cloth
Object Entities
Colovu, Stella (is related to)
Costas, Helen (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Green tablecloth with peach undertones. There is a green and peach thread border around the edges. There is a scattered design of two small embroidered flowers. One is tan with a brown center while the other is yellow with a brown center. Both have leaves branching off of them. The stitches are in a gridlike pattern and are held in place by pink threads. The flowers are located in the middle of the tablecloth.
Origin
This was a gift from Stella Colovu of Canea, Crete. The napkin has traditional Greek embroidery on it in the form of a flower.
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Citation
Tablecloth, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5672. Accessed 03/07/21.