Textile fragment with six bands containing linked circles

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    Six bands embroidered with blue linked circles, each containing a flower against the background of a red diamond.

    Four of the bands are parallel to each other, two at right angles. All are sewn onto a flax backing, with hems along two sides.

    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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