Object ID
1996.105.1
Object Name
Picture, Needlework
Title
Old Glory
Date Created
1917
Material
Silk
Object Entities
embroidered, Hand (created by)
Object Description
Hand-embroidered image of Greek Coat of Arms, "Old Glory" and Greek and American flags. Design consists of two gold eagles with outstretched wings above which sits the Royal Greek Coat of Arms emblem. Below, the eagles clutch furled Greek and American flags, in color. These are all set against a field of purple-blue silk The embroidered gold lettering at the top reads "The Old Glory."
Origin
Donated by Mary Simms Lazopoulos,who also agreed to pay for restoration costs. Handmade aprox. 1917, by Kalliope Smirniotis, mother of the donor.
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Citation
Picture, Needlework, 1917, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8097. Accessed 12/04/20.