Tab with chevrons

Details

  • Title

    Tab with chevrons

  • Date

    10th - 15th century AD
  • Material and technique

    linen, with needle-woven openwork in blue and yellow silk; with remains of a hem in flax

  • Dimensions

    21.5 x 11 cm (length x width)
    along length/width 18 / 18 threads/cm (thread count)
    ground fabric 0.05 cm (thread diameter)
    additional fibre, embroidery 0.1 cm (thread diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1984.277

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  • Catalogue text

    A large tab is filled entirely with blue and yellow chevrons, all worked in needle weaving.

    The tab has some small remains of a hem, as well as the beginning of a fabric at the top of the tab.

    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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