Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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

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    • currently in research collection

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  • The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries by Ruth Barnes and Marianne Ellis

    The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries

    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.

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