SAMPLER FRAGMENT
Medieval Middle Eastern Cross Stitch Embroidery, graphed by Rosemary Stecher (Mathilde Eschenbach)

Cross stitch. Unknown, possibly black or brown, and red silk on cotton.
Egypt, Mamluk period (mid 13th-early 14th century?).

Hoskins, Nancy Arthur. “Textiles,” Bacharach, Jere L., ed. Fustat Finds: Beads, Coins, Medical Instruments, Textiles and Other Artifacts from the Awad Collection. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.
Hoskins 19 (p. 224).



Chart for Cross Stitch Embroidery














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