Embroidery Fragment, Mamluk Egypt

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses a medieval Egyptian textile fragment with embroidered decoration. The ground material is linen, the embroidery is carried out in silk, with pulled thread work, double running stitch and satin stitch. The fragment dates to the late medieval, Mamluk period. It measures 28 x 10 cm.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue (retrieved 9 November 2016).

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