Object ID
2001.17.8.D
Object Name
Napkin
Measurements
31.2750200000 cm. W x 32.2275200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Linen; cotton
Object Entities
Colovu, Stella (is related to)
Costas, Helen (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Green napkin with peach undertones. There is a green and peach border around the edges. In the corner, there are two small embroidered flowers. One is brown with a yellow 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.
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
Napkin, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5676. Accessed 09/25/22.