Textile fragment with linked rhombic shapes

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  • Catalogue text

    A central red band of linked rhombic shapes, each containing a red motif, and a small blue design next to it; both are too small or deteriorated to identify further. On either side of the red band are wide brown borders, beginning with an interlace braid followed by a saw-tooth band and a row of angular plants.

    The entire band and border are 8.5 cm wide. The textile is very fragmentary and has several torn pieces sewn together, all crudely stitched.

    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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