Textile fragment with two parallel bands of circles and S-shapes

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    Two parallel bands, each consisting of two rows of small circles alternating with S-shapes.

    The very narrow and finely stitched bands probably derive from the visual appearance of tiraz embroidery, but have no meaning. Each band is a maximum of 1 cm wide, and the distance beteen the two is 11.5 cm.

    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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