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Textile fragment with chevrons with hook borders

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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

    A wide band with ornate chevrons which have hook borders and floral finials. The chevrons are set at right angles to a border with small triangles and stylized flowers.

    There is a selvedge down one side, and a rolled hem along the opposite side. The band covers the width.

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