MEDIEVAL MIDDLE EASTERN DOUBLE RUNNING STITCH EMBROIDERY
Graphed by Rosemary Stecher (Mathilde Eschenbach)

Band with flowers in octagons
Silk on silk, Mamluk Egypt, 15th century
Atil, Renaissance of Islam, #123

Chart for Double Running Stitch Embroidery


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The colored areas are done in an unidentified filling stitch. In this case, the dots are also embroidered, not pulled work. The bordering lines appear to be in satin stitch in either green or yellow, outlined with double running stitch.

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