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Border (Greece (Islands))

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 embroidered in running and chain stitches on plain weave. 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: 231.1 x 9.5 cm (7 ft. 7 in. x 3 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Greece (Islands)); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 231.1 x 9.5 cm (7 ft. 7 in. x 3 3/4 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-33

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