160.9725000000 cm. W x 212.0900000000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Red and faded pink. Handwoven with overall cross design and narrow crochet edge. Four narrow red ovals meet at an X in the middle, and in the squares in between the ovals, there is a red and pink checked pattern. The designs are done in red, whilc the pink acts as a base. The opposite side has the inverse design. The narrow crochet edge is done in red and are only along the top and the bottom.
Some blankets were used as a part of a dowry for women. They were stacked up in a pile that the prospective groom would look at before agreeing to marriage.
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Bedspread, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5730. Accessed 01/27/21.