Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
39.3700000000 cm. Diameter, Item (Overall)
Cotton Crochet Thread
Object Entities
Tiftiksis, Mina (created by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Tiftiksis, Mina (is related to)
Object Description
Crocheted, off-white, circular doily. In the center, there is a six-pointed star. Radiating from the center are various tear drop shapes. The doily has a scalloped border.
This crocheted doily was handmade by Mina Tiftiksis in Myteline, Greece. It is unknown how or when the donor acquired this textile. Doilies are mostly used as accessories for home decor. They can decorate tables, trays, or even be framed and hung.
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Doily, 1950s, National Hellenic Museum, Accessed 10/19/21.