A possible sleeve embroidery

ashmoleanchevron This textile was made in Egypt between the 10th and 15th century. It is linen embroidered in dark blue silk. On the left of the textile is a rolled hem sewn in flax. The size of the textile is 11cm by 5 cm. It is currently in the Ashmolean Museum.

I have charted up the design and it is available for download in pdf format.

ashmoleanchevron (PDF)

I would love to see pictures!

2 comments on “A possible sleeve embroidery

  1. Leyla says:

    This is probably a sash end; the edge opposite/parallel to the obvious rolled edge also has a rolled hem, much degraded.

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