Textile fragment with circles and rosettes

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    A narrow band is divided into small rectangles, each with a single white rosette with six petals, some of these with remains of a pink centre. The rosettes are set into a blue circle against a brown background. White flax stem stitch provides the frames of the compartments.

    The fragment has been radiocarbon dated to 1212 +/- 50.

    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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