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Textile fragment with bands of diamond-shapes and S-shapes

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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

    Two long parallel bands, one red, the other dark blue, with fine diamonds and S-shapes and narrow interlace borders; the bands are set between two further bands, at right angles and with the same design and two colours.

    A finely whipped rolled hem is parallel to the long bands. The bands are 2 cm wide.

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