Textile fragment with leaves and palmettes, possibly from trousers or a collar

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    A band of heart-shaped leaves filled with a palmette. The embroidery follows the outline.

    The width of the band is 4.5 cm. It is made up from a double layer of fabric, with the embroidery stitched through both layers. The band may have been from the bottom of trouser legs, or possibly a collar.

    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. ii, vol. i

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