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Object ID
2000.3.9
Object Name
Doily
Object Collection
Date Created
1920
Measurements
23.3375200000 cm. Diameter Since this is a doily, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Greece, Handmade (created by)
Counelis, Koula (is related to)
Counelis, Mae (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Round handmade ecru doily. There is a six petaled flower in the middle, surrounded by a four petaled flower and a weblike design. Then there is an outer edge with a scalloped design. It looks similar to a snowflake.
Origin
This belonged to the donor's mother Koula (Lazou) Counelis who came to America to marry the donor's father, Antonio Counelis in Chicago Heights, IL. She was born in Karistos, Eubea, Greece. After Chicago Heights, her and her usband moved to Berwyn, IL, where she lived for 44 years and died at the age of 96. Ecru refers to the color of unbleached linen Notes: classic, detailed, handmade work
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Citation
Doily, 1920, Koula Lazou Counelis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6768. Accessed 05/10/21.