Exhibition of rugs designed by Christopher Legge and pots by Alan Berman. Sewell Centre Gallery, Radley College

Preview Friday, 8 November, 6 – 8 pm. 9 November – 17 December, 10 am – 5 pm

Antique Greek embroidery fragment

Antique Greek embroidery fragment

reference:  5923

Silk and metal thread on fine linen worked in a variety of stitches including Tambour and darning stitches. Possibly a fragment from a bedspread border, 18th century. A similar piece is published in Pauline Johnstone, A Guide to Greek Island Embroidery. Victoria&Albert Museum, London 1972, illustration 104, p.88, which is attributed to Epirus


35 x 40 cm