Sampler fragment with chevrons and double crosses

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    Sampler fragment with one band filled with small chevrons and double crosses, and very narrow bands with small triangles or arrows alternating with simple crosses, and a step pattern. The chevrons are worked in counted straight stitch. Some of the double running stitch uses two colours, which makes it easy to follow the stitch sequence.

    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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