Textile fragment with S-shapes and rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    Band of single s-shapes alternating with small six-petalled rosettes; borders with a running zigzag.

    As in the previous fragment, the selvedge has silk warp threads. The band is at right angles to the selvedge. There are mending stitches along one side of the band.

    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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