Textile fragment from a slipper front with linked crosses

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    Linked crosses are arranged in a line and as small clusters.

    The piece is the front of a slipper, with overcast edging and leather binding. A linen fabric is covered with blue silk and embroidered. There is a fine leather edge as well as remains of leather against the back, which was the slipper's inside.

    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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