Group of textile fragments with medallions and stars


  • Title

    Group of textile fragments with medallions and stars

  • Associated place

    Egypt (place of creation)
  • Date

    14th century (1301 - 1400)
  • Material and technique

    blue, green, and yellow silk, compound woven

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    whole fragment group 25 x 15.5 cm max. (length x width)
    largest 4.9 x 0.9 cm max. (length x width)
    smallest 1.1 x 0.1 cm max. (length x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by the Reverend Greville J. Chester, 1892.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

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