Textile fragment with interlacing diamond-shapes

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    Two rectangles are set as bands parallel to each other, both filled with interlacing diamond shapes. One of the bands is embroidered in blue, the other is brown.

    The brown embroidery stitches have almost disintegrated. At one end of the fragment are tassels; the measurement for the length given above include the tassels.

    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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