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Labrys Cloth; Irene Agios Nuns, Rethymon, Crete, Greece; 2001; 164

Labrys Cloth, Irene Agios Nuns, Rethymon, Crete, Greece, 2001, 164
Name/Title
Labrys Cloth
About this object
Cotton Cloth woven by nuns at Agios Irene, Rythymon, Crete and embroidered with Labrys
Maker Role
weaver
Date Made
2001
Medium and Materials
Embroidered Cloth
Place Made
Greece
Subject and Association Description
Bought from a young nun at the Agios Irene nunnery in the hills behind Rethymon. The cotton is grown in Crete woven on large wooden looms by the nuns and then hand embroidered. This was the only one with labrys on that the nuns could show me at the time.
Collection
Saphira/Jackson Collection
Credit Line
Gift of Miriam Saphira
Object number
164

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