MEDIEVAL MIDDLE EASTERN DOUBLE RUNNING STITCH EMBROIDERY
Graphed by Rosemary Stecher (Mathilde Eschenbach)
Very wide diagonal band with bird and branch border
This is a narrow piece (the chart actually extends the pattern by about 5 stitches), which looks similar to the pieces Ellis describes as either girdles or scarves.
Silk on linen, Egypt, 14th century
Trilling, Aegean Crossroads, p. 24, fig. 7
The longest diagonal has about 11 box units. As in the original, the rightmost bird is inconsistent with the others.
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