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Band (Greece), 18th–19th century

This is a Band. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Greek Embroidered Band.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 123.8 x 31.1 cm (48 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Band (Greece), 18th–19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 123.8 x 31.1 cm (48 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1953-60-2

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