021200455.JPG

Object ID
2004.5.5
Object Name
Mat, Table
Measurements
34.9250000000 cm. W x 56.3575200000 cm. L, Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Tiftiksis, Anastasia (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Anastasia (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Object Description
Taupe, lace table mat. Rectangular shape. The placemat has an inner rectangle and a border piece. The inner rectangle has a floral design with surrounding scrolls. Essentially, there is one flower in the center surrounded by scroll patterns. The background of the interior rectangle also has a honeycomb pattern using cutwork. The border includes more floral and scroll patterns.
Origin
This table mat was created in Myteline, Greece by Anastasia "Mina" Tiftinksis. It can be used for a table setting when dining. 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.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.

Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy.

For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact nhmcollections@hellenicmuseum.org
Citation
Mat, Table, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7276. Accessed 07/28/21.