Cloth

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Clothing, Clothing / Accessories

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/46079

Description

Ecru linen cloth, richly embroidered with green and dusky pink cross-stitch (geometric). Long fringes running across the width-ways edges. Eight small tassels running along one length-ways edge, five small tassels along the other, only preserved in fragments. Greece.

Height

91 cm

Width

52 cm

Period

20th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

unknown

Provenance

Means of acquisition not clear

Provenance according to museum / collection

Collection of Greek embroidery and wood carvings, Arthur Haberlandt from Athens

Committee in charge

Board of the Society for Folk Life and Folk Art

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.

Annotations

The procurement of this object in Athens by Director Arthur Haberlandt and its transport was only made possible by the German Embassy in Athens. However, no documentary evidence exists to prove its provenance or any form of payment. Therefore, this object is to be considered looted/expropriated.

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