Textile fragment with bands of diamond-shapes and S-shapes

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  • Catalogue text

    Two long parallel bands, one red, the other dark blue, with fine diamonds and S-shapes and narrow interlace borders; the bands are set between two further bands, at right angles and with the same design and two colours.

    A finely whipped rolled hem is parallel to the long bands. The bands are 2 cm wide.

    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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