Sampler fragment with linked diamond-shapes, stylized floral shapes, and stylized figures

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    Sampler with patterns of lines of linked diamonds, bands with outlines of linked diamonds, V-shaped slit neck (uncut) decorated with geometric bands and pendant, outline patterns of repeating stylized floral motifs and two stylized figures.

    There are two selvedges and remains of sewing thread, probably once to hold a hem.

    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, p. 302 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 392

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