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Object ID
2004.5.6
Object Name
Mat, Table
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Mina Tiftiksis, Handmade (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Object Description
Crocheted placemat. Beige. It has an oval shape meaning that the top and bottom sides are straight while the side edges are rounded. Hand made. The crochet pattern appears to look like a series of stars with different stitching around the border. On either side, there are various brown stains.
Origin
This table mat was created in Myteline, Greece by 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.
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Citation
Mat, Table, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7286. Accessed 07/24/21.