Textile fragment from a turban cover with sprays of flowers and leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    Curled sprays of flowers and leaves are arranged in staggered rows; in one corner, smaller floral sprays are arranged above a curved line of beads.

    Part of a turban cover. There are the remains of a finely rolled hem.

    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, p. 239 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 239

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