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Border (Greece)

This is a border. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is satin, stem and chain stitch embroidery on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 54.9 x 174 cm (21 5/8 in. x 5 ft. 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Greece); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 54.9 x 174 cm (21 5/8 in. x 5 ft. 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-23

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