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ΓΕ_970 – rug

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Floor covering (rug) in white made by local weaver Vasiliki Koutsamani in 1980. It consists of four sheets sewn together. The central part of decoration, the plain, is dominated by the Achelous River motif in vivid colors, repeatedly developed onto four rows. The plain is surrounded by three edgings: an inward one of double Sarakatsaniko; a middle, wide one with a single row ofbroskou; and, an outward one with doubleSarakatsanikoedging.

ΓΕ_962 – plate

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Commemorative plate of the appointment of Prince George as high commissioner of Crete (1898). The portrait is surrounded by meanderings. With stamp at the back: Δ.Κ.Κ. [D.K.K.].

ΓΕ_1042 – rug

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Woven rug-like blanket (khrami) for narrow built-in sofa, consisting of three sheets. To central sheet, the so-called plain, is in bright red color and decorated with stylized motifs, the snail and the tortoise, spaced. The two narrow side sheets are crafted in green warp and are dominated by the motif of the two-headed eagle. With toothed edging all around.

ΓΕ_1044 – rug

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Part of rug-like blanket (khrami) for narrow built-in sofa, consisting of two sheets on red background. Its side webbing is decorated with the two-headed eagle motif. With fringed edge on both sides.

ΓΕ_1050 – lamp

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The main body is also made of glass, in green color and covered by leaf-shaped metal plates. It was converted into an electric lamp for the inauguration of the Museum (mid 20th century.).

ΓΕ_1101 – Rug

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Rug-like blanket (khrami) whose central part of decoration, the so-called plain, has been replaced by a more recent monochrome one. The plain is framed by the grandfather motif. With all-around wide edging with stylized motif, the chiavra. With outer chainlike edging..

ΓΕ_1043 – rug

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Woven rug-like blanket (khrami) for narrow built-in sofa, consisting of three sheets. To central sheet, the so-called plain, is in bright red color and decorated with stylized motifs, the snail and the tortoise, spaced. The two narrow side sheets are crafted in green warp and are dominated by the motif of the two-headed eagle. With toothed edging all around.

ΓΕ_1111 -rug

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Woven rug-like blanket (khrami) resembling the decoration of a boucharopodia (fireplace hanging decorative woven material). The horizontal structure of the decoration divides the piece into two zones, one in red and one in blue, by a distinct arch whose outline is highlighted by the use of light blue color. The central motif is the diamond with two-headed eagles. A series of supplementary motifs, such as roses and diamonds covers the remaining surface of the material.

ΓΕ_1095 – Rug

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Rug formed by the assemblage of three sheets. The so-called plain, the central part of decoration, is crafted on a background of dark blue warp, decorated with diagonal rows of mice in alternating color. The plain is framed by thin edging with triangular patterns, or thorns (skinou). It is followed by the inward main edging of repeating two-headed eagles. The plain is outlined by a second, thinner, inward zigzag edging. The all-around outward edging consists of alternating patterns of a boy and a hand with apples. The rug’s outer section has zigzag edging.

ΓΕ_1097 – rug

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Oblong sheet possibly from a rug-like blanket (khrami) for built-in sofa, on blue background. It is decorated with variations of the harp motif, in large and small dimensions, vertically developed. The main part of decoration is surrounded by cherries. The piece’s outer sides are defined by two edgings, an inward, zigzag one and an outward chainlike edge (skalisitou) one with apple.

ΓΕ_1096 – rug

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Oblong sheet possibly from a rug-like blanket (khrami) for built-in sofa, on blue background. It is decorated with variations of the harp motif, in large and small dimensions, vertically developed. The main part of decoration is surrounded by cherries. The piece’s outer sides are defined by two edgings, an inward, zigzag one and an outward chainlike edge (skalisitou) one with apple.

ΓΕ_1110 – Cushion

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Cushion made of white woven material. The leitmotif is the diamond with two anthropomorphic patterns (evzones) on both sides. The decoration is complemented by edging with little girls. Two external borders with diamonds in smaller and larger sizes frame the central decoration.

ΓΕ_1108 – Wall handwoven material

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Wall rug (khrami) in white, a sign of the owner’s upper class standing. White woven materials are used to adorn only walls or the headboard of the bed, as a bedside rug. It consists of three sheets. The plain, the central part of decoration, includes numerous stylized motifs, dominated by flower pots, roses, a hand with apple, two-headed eagles and chiavra(which is repeating consistently across the entire surface). The plain is all around framed by tiered chainlike edging with apple. An outward edging with cherries alternates with the grandfather pattern. Ending with small tassels.

ΓΕ_1109 – handwoven material

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Blanket made of white woven material. To central sheet, the so-called plain, is decorated with spaced stylized motifs, the snail and the tortoise. The decoration is framed by edging with diamonds. The two narrow side sheets are dominated by the two-headed eagle motif. With toothed edging all around.