Textile fragment with grid of diagonal lines

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    A rectangle filled with a grid pattern of diagonal lines, of which the intersections create small and large diamonds. The lines are embroidered dark blue, using double running stitch, the larger of the diamonds are embroidered with light blue slanted counted filling stitch worked on the diagonal.

    The two long sides of the cloth are hemmed.

    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. iii, vol. i

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