Textile fragment with diamond-shapes and crosses

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    Band of diamonds defined by white intercacing stitches, each diamond containing a green or yellow cross. The band has a border of linked crosses.

    The fragment has a backing of undyed linen. The band runs diagonal to the weave of the ground fabric. There are remains of blue stitching, also following the bias.

    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. 204 (vol. iv), vol. iv p. 204

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