Object ID
2001.38.26
Object Name
Doily
Measurements
14.4475200000 cm. W x 41.7525200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Linen
Object Entities
- crocheted, Handmade (created by)
Barbatsuly, Peter (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Oval, beige. Linen embroidered and crocheted. Pink, purple, and red flowers. The center is made of white cloth, with a pink and a red flower at one end and a light purple and a dark putple flower at the other end. Below the flowers is a green fern with three branches, along with two short green lines. Above the flowers is green branches with leaves. The flowers are connected by two green lines on either side. These lines consist of an outside line and an inside line. The outside line curls inward at each end, while the inside line remains relatively straight. In between the two lines, there are light green spots, which could represent leaves. Halfway down the lines, there is a branch with leaves and two dots on either side. The outside of the cloth design is bordered with a lacey design.
Origin
Doilies are usually used for funiture protection, flower arrangement, and food service and etiquette. They are also decoration.
Rights and Reproduction
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Citation
Doily, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5716. Accessed 12/09/21.