Object ID
2001.38.21
Object Name
Runner, Table
Measurements
30.3225200000 cm. W x 124.7775000000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Barbatsuly, Peter (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
White runner with white embroidery. Flowers edging, pink and white crochet. There table runner has shiny white flowers embroidered at either short end. There are two flowers with stems and three leaves each on either end. The edging is crocheted with white along the outside edges and pink in the middle
Origin
Peter Barbatsuly donated these items in honor of his parents, Theodore and Katina Barbatsuly. Theodore was born in 1889 in Kastoria, Greece and died in 1964 in New York. Katina was born May 1897 in Farsala, Greece and died in 1984 in New York. They got engated in Kastoria, and he came to New York City in August of 1923. He and his brothers worked as furriers, and bought a farm in 1924. He then returned to Greece to get married, then fled Greece alone to avoide the draft. Katina and Yaya Calopie Barbatsuly went to Canada and then the US in 1925. The farm also served as a boarding house.
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Citation
Runner, Table, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5711. Accessed 11/24/20.