FLEUR-DE-LYS BAND WITH BORDER
Medieval Middle Eastern Cross Stitch Embroidery, graphed by Rosemary Stecher (Mathilde Eschenbach)

Red, blue and cream silk on linen. Main band in plait stitch, borders in cross stitch.
Egypt, Mamluk period (15th-early 16th century).
Lamm, Carl Johan. "Some Mamlűk Embroideries," Ars Islamica Vol. IV, 1937, pp. 64-77.

Chart for Cross Stitch Embroidery





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