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Object ID
2004.5.1.A
Object Name
Doily
Date Created
1950s
Measurements
39.3700000000 cm. Diameter, Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton Crochet Thread
Object Entities
Tiftiksis, Mina (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Object Description
Crocheted, off-white, circular doily. In the center, there is a six-pointed star. Radiating from the center are various tear drop shapes. The doily has a scalloped border. On either side, there are small rust-colored stains.
Origin
This crocheted doily was handmade by Mina Tiftiksis in Myteline, Greece. It is unknown how or when the donor acquired this textile. Doilies are mostly used as accessories for home decor. They can decorate tables, trays, or even be framed and hung.
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Citation
Doily, 1950s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7228. Accessed 04/18/21.