Textile fragment with band of diamond-shapes and linked crosses

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  • Catalogue text

    A small rectangle with a band of diamonds, each containing a single motif of linked overlapping crosses. The band has borders with a row of small peaks, possibly representing stylised plants.

    The band is 8 cm long and 4.5 cm wide. Parallel to its short ends are rolled hems on both edges of the fragment.

    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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