Textile fragment from a belt or scarf with trefoils and leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of trefoils and leaves on a chevron stem and borders with a small leaf pattern. The embroidery provides the background.

    There is a finely rolled hem along one side. The design and technical detail is identical to EA1993.150; both were part of a belt or scarf.

    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. 112 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 112

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