Sampler with stylized plants and linked diamond-shapes

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    Sampler with bands of stylized floral and plant motifs, broad bands with geometric patterns, linked diamond patterns including one with V-shape and pendant, and another uncut slit neck opening with a detached diamond-shaped medallion alongside.

    Six pieces of fabric are stitched together to form a rectangle. The old accession number in the Department of Antiquities was 1956.894.

    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. 305 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 305

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