Textile fragment with linked diamond-shapes and interlaced knots

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    A wide band with linked, hooked diamond motifs filled with an interlaced knot. The embroidery defines the outlines of the design. The borders of the band have small linked s-shapes and diamonds.

    The width of the band is 5.5 cm. There are the remains of two further bands running at right angles to the first one, almost certainly with the same design.

    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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