Textile fragment with bands of leaves and spiral trees

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  • Catalogue text

    Two parallel bands have heart-shaped leaves and spiral trees, alternating and embroidered in yellow and green; a single band with remains of brown, yellow, green, and blue embroidery is too deteriorated to be able to make out the design.

    Two pieces of fabric are sewn together with a flat seam. A button made up from fabric and a button loop remain along a hemmed edge parallel to the bands.

    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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