Antique Greek Embroidery, Country Of Origin: Greece, Circa Date: Nineteenth Century – Here is a truly captivating antique textile – antique embroidery that was woven in Greece during the nineteenth century. Unique and full of excitement, this charming embroidery is replete with traditional, culturally important symbols and patterns, all presented in a unique format. Starting at the outermost portion of this unique embroidery, one encounters one surprise after another. The outermost portion consists of some extensive and bounteous fringing of red and ivory threads. This gives the embroidery something of a mane, increasing the magnitude of its presence. Within these fringes lies the next portion of the embroidery – a red border stitched with a repeating geometric pattern. Next comes the true soul of the embroidery, which is framed by a pair of complex borders. Eight pointed red stars populate the outer border of ivory, while the subsequent border is striped with red, ivory and blue zigzags. Finally, the central field of the embroidery consists simply of an ivory space decorated with a repeating pattern of stylized blossoms. An intriguing and unique piece, this antique Greek embroidery is a compelling example.