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Object ID
2004.5.24
Object Name
Picture, Woven
Alternative Name
Embroidery
Measurements
23.0200200000 cm. W x 48.7375200000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Object Entities
Tiftiksis, Mina (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Framed embroidery, multicolored floral design, gold rectangular frame. All of the flowers appear to be connected by one stem through the middle.At the bottom, there is a bright orange flower with dark purple around it, as well as some light green. Above it, there is a flower made of three shades of blue with a yellow center. Next is a dark pink flower with a yellow circle below it, after that is a dark blue flower, then two stems of pink flowers in opposite directions. They include three shades of pink. Next is a light purple flower with a yellow center, followed by a yellow flower with purple below it. To the right, there is a branching stem with multiple small dark and light purple flowers, like the bunch of flowers that were in pink. Then there is a purple flower with a yellow center. Next is a circular flower with three shades of pink. Above it, there is a bunch of small flowers around a stem. One side is orange while the other side is yellow. The final flower is dark red with yellow around the base.
Origin
This embroidery was meant to be used as decoration. The flowers look rather three-dimensional.
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Citation
Picture, Woven, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7246. Accessed 07/24/21.