Textile fragment with bands of grids, crosses, and triangles

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    A band with diagonally placed divisions containing a) a grid of fine lines at right angles to each other, or b) a cross and two triangles. The design alternates.

    The band covers the entire width of the fragment. Along one sides there are remains of a flax backing, sewn on with an open seam.

    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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