Textile fragment from a belt or scarf with trefoils and leaves

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    Two bands of a continuous tendril with trefoils and leaves, both with narrow borders. The embroidery provides the background.

    The two bands are joined together with a flat, open seam. The fragment was part of a belt or scarf and has a selvedge along one side, and a rolled seam along the other.

    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. 115 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 115

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