Silk fabric. Background red pattern opposite. Large circles with elephants. The pattern is a Byzantine redesign of an originally Sassanid pattern.
The fabrics here illustrated show two styles of artistic treatment; the ground of one being uniformly purple-black, produced by the silk warp ; while the ground of the other is in bands of different colours, produced, with the exception of those in black, by the silk threads of the woof
The binish, like the kaftan, is spread all over the Near East. Those countries where it is chiefly worn are Egypt, W. Arabia, Syria, Asia Minor, and Turkey.
Art in England during the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods. Textiles and Embroidery by Aymer Vallance. CHAPTER V:-TEXTILES AND EMBROIDERY.
The “Pembroke” tapestry at V&A Museum, contains the armorial bearings of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke in the style known as “grotesque”.
Oriental art. Sheet of designs for textile fabrics, reproduced from the pattern-book of a persian designer.
The Arts and Crafts Movement was a British movement in art and especially in product design from the middle of the 19th century to around 1920
THIS engraving shows the upper and lower portions of a vertical panel, supposed to have originally formed a pilaster or border to a piece of tapestry.
The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India. Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures Exhibition 1858.