Textile fragment with cross and double palmettes

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    A horizontal band with a central cross flanked by paired leaves, embroidered with split stitch yellow outlines against a blue background worked in slanted counted filling stitch.

    The band fills the width of the textile, which has a selvedge along one side and a finely rolled hem along the other.

    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, p. 72 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 72

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