Object ID
2003.33.2
Object Name
Wall Hanging
Object Collection
BARBATSULY (is part of)
Date Created
1914
Material
Wool
Object Entities
Object Description
ALL WOOL - RED BACKGROUND - DARK GREEN BORDER CROSS STITCH DOG & CROSS STITCH BASE DOGIS BLACK & WHITE & YELLOW MARKING - GRASS IS DARK GREEN MED GREEN AND LIGHT GREEN. ON EITHER SIDE OF DOG CROSS STITCH ARROWS ON BASE
Origin
Distinctly English look to the design. Needlework pictures of dogs were extremely popular during the Victorian and Edwardian period. The bright red background is a distinctly Greek touch. Elsewhere the background would have been burgandy or blue.
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Citation
Wall Hanging, 1914, BARBATSULY, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6942. Accessed 11/29/20.