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18th century Cretan Skirt border

ref: 4733)

Cretan, 18th century; red silk on linen and cotton, a complete piece in 5 loom-widths and in excellent condition. A similar piece is published in Roderick Taylor's "Embroidery of the Greek Islands" , 1998, p.28, where he points out the Italian influences in the design, with the more 'provincial' addition of the birds


3.30m x 0.25m / 10’10’’x 10’’