Sampler fragment with five bands

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    Sampler fragment with various bands of distinct designs. Five of these are embroidered in running stitch containing diamonds, hexagons, and some S-shapes, mostly blue, but with some red silk as well. One band is embroidered in blue and green cross stitch and herringbone with linked interlacing.

    The ground fabric is quite coarse.

    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. iii, vol. i

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