Textile fragment with scrolls

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  • Catalogue text

    Three bands with a continuous scroll design of linked S-shapes, with the embroidery providing the background. There are fragmentary remains of a fourth band with brown embroidery, the design of which cannot be read.

    Traces of brown embroidery are also found in one of the bands. The width of each band is 3 cm. They are at right angles to the selvedge and a hemmed edge opposite it.

    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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