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Bed Hanging (Greece), 18th–19th century

This is a Bed hanging. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted running stitch 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: 210 x 123 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 48 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bed Hanging (Greece), 18th–19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 210 x 123 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 48 7/16 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-17

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