EIGHT-POINTED STAR IN OCTAGON IN SQUARE
Medieval Middle Eastern Cross Stitch Embroidery, graphed by Rosemary Stecher (Mathilde Eschenbach)
Blue, red and yellow silk on linen. Greek stitch and spaced cross stitch.
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250-1517)
Ellis, Marianne Embroideries and Samplers from Islamic Egypt.
Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2001. #55 (p. 82-3).
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