Textile fragment with stylized flowers, diamond-shapes, and trianglesOn display
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Textile fragment with stylized flowers, diamond-shapes, and triangles
Material and technique
linen, embroidered with red and blue flax; with a hem in flax
Dimensions16.5 x 13.5 cm (length x width)
along length/width 11 / 9 threads/cm (thread count)
ground fabric 0.1 cm max. (thread diameter)
ground fabric 0.05 cm min. (thread diameter)
additional fibre, embroidery 0.07 cm (thread diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.
Museum locationLower ground floor | Gallery 5 | Textiles
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A plant with a straight stem and pairs of stylized flowers, bands with diamonds and triangles, and a line of triangles supporting geometric flowers.
There is a hem along one side.
In: Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, p. 313 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 313