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Textile fragment with linked diamond-shapes, triangles, and flowers

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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 band made up from small diamonds set into larger linked diamonds; triangles are placed between the latter. The band has a border of stylized flowers.

    The band is sewn to a ground fabric which is of finer weave; the technical data refers to this first, and to the embroidered band secondly. The band is 11.5 cm long and 4.5 cm wide.

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