Object ID
2002.8.3
Object Name
Scarf
Date Created
1917
Material
Linen
Object Entities
GREECE, MFTRD (created by)
MICHAEL D SPIRO, WIFE (owned by)
Object Description
Women's clothing item, a shawl in the shape of a large kerchief. Item is pale yellow linen and is embroidered in the body and along the edges with branch and leaf pattern decorations. The branches in the body are small and spaced out evenly from one another, while the branches embroidered along the edges are long and create a border. The embrodery uses many different thread colors, including purple, mauve, mint green, yellow, mustard, pale bronze, and red. The edges are finished and have hanging embroidered decoration on the trim. There two string ties to tie along the neck, so the scarf can hang over the shoulders and back
Origin
WEDDING GIFT GROOM HELEN KILAVOS SPIRO TO DAUGHTER IN-LAW MARY K SPIRO, WIFE OF MICHAEL D SPIRO
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Citation
Scarf, 1917, IN MEMORY OF HELEN SPIROKARAGAS & CHRISTINE SPIRO, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6896. Accessed 12/05/20.