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Border (Greece)

This is a border. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25 x 65 cm (9 13/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Greece); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 25 x 65 cm (9 13/16 x 25 9/16 in.); Gift of the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery; 1958-22-1

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