Fragment of a Bed Curtain, 1600s - 1700s Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground,

Fragment of an embrtoidered bed curtain. From Crete, Ottoman era, or century. Embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground, (Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio).

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Fragment of Pillow Cover or Panel of Bedspread, 1800s  Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century

Embroidered fragment of pillow cover or bedspread. From Skyros (Sporades Islands) century. Embroidery: silk on linen tabby ground, (Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio).

Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Greek folk art embroidery, combining influences from both east and west.

Part of a dress border       18th century      Greek Islands, Crete      Silk on linen

*GREECE ~ Part of a dress border century Greek Islands, Crete Silk on linen

Panel from a set of Bed Curtains [Greek Islands, Cyclades] (64.278.1,2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Panel from a set of bed curtains, first half of century Greek Islands, Cyclades Linen embroidered with silk

embroidered skirt border (detail), Crete, 17th century. Private collection ___ From the exhibition "The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art" at the Textile Museum, Washington DC

The next morning we started to explore some more. We went to an art studio. We saw this very nice rug! It looks like it took a while to make.

ottoman embroidery | Antique Textiles Ottoman Embroidery

Turkish Ottoman Silk Embroidery on Linen. Used as a Bed Cover.

Traditional embroidery designs from the island of Crete Greece Stock Photo - 14889297

Traditional embroidery designs from the island of Crete Greece Stock Photo…

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