Cross stitch - Greek patterns

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Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Greek Embroidery

Greek Embroidery

Border      Place of origin:           Cyclades, Greece (made)     Date:      18th century (made)     Artist/Maker:      Unknown (production)     Materials and Techniques:      Linen, embroidered in silks in satin, darning, cross, long-armed cross and chain stitches

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Border Place of origin: Cyclades, Greece (made) Date: 18th century (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen, embroidered in silks in satin, darning, cross, long-armed cross and chain stitches

Antique embroidery from Greece http://kento.gallery.ru/

Antique embroidery from Greece http://kento.gallery.ru/

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