Object ID
1996.13.4
Object Name
Hanging
Date Created
1890, 1890
Measurements
45.8800200000 cm. W x 56.0400200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Satin; Silk
Object Entities
Greece, (created by)
Rexnis, Presbytera (is related to)
Object Description
Biege satin - embroidered and painted. Woman in boat with oar in water (painted). Sunset with palm trees and flowers. The picture is framed in orange thred, with red, purple, yellow and blue flowers at the bottom. There is also a pink flower on the righthand side. On the left side of the painting, there are embroidered palm trees. The lady is standing on the boat wearing a long purple skirt and yellow blouse, with flowers in the front of the boat. From the front, there protrudes a flag that reads "Happiness always" in Greek.
Origin
Wall hangings were often more popular than physical paintings because of how easy they were to transport.
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Citation
Hanging, 1890, 1890, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5747. Accessed 10/26/20.