Textile fragment with linked and interlaced diamond-shapes

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    Two blue bands at right angles to each other, with a design of linked, interlaced diamonds. In addition there are small clusters of diamonds embroidered blue, dark blue, yellow, and pink.

    There is a selvedge and at right angles to it a stitched hem. The blue bands and the small blue diamonds are embroidered with cotton thread, the pink, yellow, and dark blue diamonds are of silk thread.

    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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