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

Wide band with pinwheels and diamonds
Lamm, Some Mamlűk Embroideries, fig. 3.
Mamluk Egypt, 14th century

The original piece is a narrow strip, either a sash or scarf, with two bands of this pattern at the end.
Lamm describes the colors as blue, green, purple and grayish green (originally yellow?)


Chart for Double Running Stitch Embroidery








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