textile fragment

Fragment consisting of a multicoloured, tapestry-woven wool textile, sewn onto the longer side of a cream-coloured, tabby-woven cotton textile. The woollen textile has a centre framed with brown borders on the longer sides. The centre square contains a red curvilinear motif on a brown ground. The outline is worked in yellow, and both figure and ground contain smaller dots or squares. On either side of the square are the remains of sections containing alternating solid and openwork rectangles. One of these section has a thin yellow frame on three sides.

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