Object ID
Object Name
31.5925200000 cm. W, Item (Overall)
Object Entities
Anastasia (Mina) Tiftiksis, Handmade (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Anastasia (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Object Description
Embroidered table cloth/placemat. This rectangular textile is a tan color with brown, pink, grey, green, and olive green needlepoint designs. The pattern consists of different repeated flowers in small circles as well as in larger squares.The squares are created by brown scrolled borders. Thin and lightweight.
This table cloth was created in Myteline, Greece by Anastasia Tiftinksis, who also went by the name "Mina". It can be used to decorate a table as a basic home accessory or it is even small enough to serve as a placemate as well. It is unknown how or when the textile made its way to the US, nor is it known how the donor acquired it from Mina Tiftinksis.
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Tablecloth, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7230. Accessed 07/27/21.