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The central opening of a gold-thread embroidered bed-tent

unknown artist1600/1799

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

The central opening of a gold-thread embroidered bed-tent. From Patmos or Kos, in the Dodecanese. Among the diverse ornamental scenes is the figure of a woman in her home at the highest point of the embroidery; as in many other instances the symbolism of this scene is now lost. 17th-18th c. H. 1.94, W. 0.55 m. (ΓΕ 6654)

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  • Title: The central opening of a gold-thread embroidered bed-tent
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1600/1799
  • Physical Dimensions: w550 x h1940 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: textile document
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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