Textile fragment with stars, interlace, and possibly linked medallions

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  • Catalogue text

    The beginning of a large design, possibly of interlocked medallions and leaves, red and blue with white outlines and fine, brown lines; a band of red interlacing, with serrated leaves and petals, is flanked on two sides by bands of stars in small compartments, as in Cat. no. 1004 [EA1990.1011].

    The reverse shows less dye saturation for red and brown, but there is slightly more blue.

    In: Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), no. 1010 on p. 299 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 315, vol. ii p. 299 fig. 1010

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