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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