Textile fragment with half-diamond-shapes

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  • Catalogue text

    Five narrow bands, all with the same design of four half diamonds linked into a cross-shape, and a diagonal. The blue embroidery defines the design.

    There is a rolled hem on three sides of the fabric. Three of the bands are parallel to the longer hem, and two are at right angles, set at either end of the group of three. The width of the bands is 1 cm.

    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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