textile

Details

  • Date

    2nd half of the 10th century AD - 1st half of the 13th century
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1993.245

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  • Catalogue text

    Remains of a tree with a pair of confronting birds. The tree has a red outline and yellow (possibly formerly green) branches; the birds are blue with red wings.

    The C-14 result dates the fragment 990 AD +/- 60.

    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. 205 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 206

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