Textile fragment with tendrils and leaves

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    The entire fragment is covered with tendrils and small leaves emerging from them, arranged in diagonal rows at right angles to each other. The design is embroidered in red lines with yellow (undyed silk) outlines.

    The embroidery holds together two layers of fragment.

    In: Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, vol. ii, vol. i

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