MEDIEVAL EGYPTIAN COUNTED-THREAD EMBROIDERY
This is a Mamluk-style pattern-darning sampler, worked in silk floss on linen. I charted the patterns from photographs of original pieces in Baker, Humphrey, and Rhodes. If you use Netscape, you can see the scan at full size by right-clicking on the image and selecting "View Image". (Other browsers should have a similar option as well).
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