Object ID
2008.3.3
Object Name
Tapestry
Date Created
March 13, 2013, 1920 – 1921
Material
Linen; Silk; Velvet
Object Entities
Tevekelis, Maria (created by)
as wedding gift June 1921, Marina (owned by)
Tevekelis, Maria (is related to)
Georgian, Marina (is related to)
Busch, Helen (is related to)
Object Description
A needlepoint piece with a light brown velvet border. At each corner of the border there is an old, frayed cream colored bow. Within the velvet border there is a geometric pattern of ovals and rectangles in green with red accents. There are red lines around the pattern. In the center of the cloth there is a man in red on a chestnut colored horse. The horse is trotted on grass above big needlework flowers of extraordinary colors.
Origin
Handmade in 1921 in Leonidion, Greece by Maria Tevekelis for her sister, Marina Georgian's wedding. Donated by Helen Geprgian Busch, Marina's daughter.
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Citation
Tapestry, March 13, 2013, 1920 – 1921, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7850. Accessed 11/24/20.