Textile fragment, possibly from a sash or shawl

Details

  • Catalogue text

    The cartouche of EA1984.445a is repeated, but is very fragmentary. The designs are outlined in yellow satin stitch and blue double running stitch. The background of the cartouche is made up of pulled work with wrapping stitch in diagonal rows. There are remains of drawn-thread work with overcast and loop stitch.

    The related fragment of EA1984.445c has been radiocarbon dated to 1395 +/- 40.

    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

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