The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 16, 2024

Embroidered Square

Embroidered Square

1800s
Location: not on view

Description

This large square textile is a composite, assembled from several different woven and embroidered panels and finished with a long thick fringe. These silk-embroidered pieces might have been parts of old clothing or other textiles. Stylistic assessment connects it to Greek and Macedonian traditions; such objects were made in the eastern Mediterranean for the tourist market.
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https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1916.1316