Textile fragment with rows of chevrons

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    A wide band is filled with alternating blue and brown rows of chevrons. The chevrons contain S-shapes and have small diamond finials. The band has an interlace border in blue.

    The band fills the entire length of the fragment. It is at right angles to a rolled hem whipped with flax thread.

    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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