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

Cross stitch. Red silk on cotton.
Cross stitch. 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 20 (p. 224-5).

Chart for Cross Stitch Embroidery

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