Object ID
2012.32.2
Object Name
Curtain, Window
Date Created
1860 – 1870
Material
Wool
Object Entities
Pantos, Aphrodite (owned by)
Pantos, Aphrodite (is related to)
Pantos, John (is related to)
Object Description
A hand-woven pink curtain made of wool. It is a bright pink curtian with black and white lines, are about an inch wide, throughout middle. On one end there are crocheted flowers in black, tan, dark blue, yellow, and a dull pink color off of the curtain. A few inches above the flowers there is a white section that has blue and pink flowers and green and brown stems. On the other end of the curtian there is the same pattern but the flowers are not hanging off the edge and the fabric on the one end makes a loop for a curtian rod. There are some pins in the curtian.
Origin
Hand-made by the great greak grandmother of the Pantos in Greece. Would have been made using local wool and a loom. Item is unique because it is a vibrant pink tapestry, something that is not normally created by Greeks.
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Citation
Curtain, Window, 1860 – 1870, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8895. Accessed 01/24/21.