Small side mat which is one of a set of three embroidered side mats, part of the dowry of Irene Soumilas. Irene migrated to Australia from the Greek Island of Lefkas in 1958 to be married in 1959. Her dowry travelled in two trunks by ship, although she travelled by air. Many of her dowry items were made by local craftswomen, although other items were given to her by family and friends still living in Greece.

Physical Description

Small square side mat with embroidered design in gold thread. There is a stylised design in one corner and a boarder around the outside.

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