Textile fragment with diamond-shapes and crosses

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  • Catalogue text

    Two parallel rectangles, each with a band of diamonds filled with overlapping crosses. Half of the design is repeated in the triangles between diamonds and the borders. The long sides of the rectangles have a border row of little peaks, possibly representing stylised plants.

    On two sides of the fragment is a rolled hem.

    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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