Textile fragment with diagonal grid containing rosettes

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    Two wide bands are filled with a diagonal grid design, made up from S-shapes linked with small diamonds. Each grid space contains a rosette with a four-armed spiral.

    The bands fill the entire width of two pieces of cloth, which are sewn together with a flat seam; in addition there is a rolled hem along one side.

    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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