Textile fragment with rosettes and petals

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  • Catalogue text

    Two wide bands of large, eight-petalled rosettes set at right angles to each other, with additional petals set into the space between the flowers, and flanked on either side by a zigzag border. Parallel to one band is a narrower band with diamond shapes, also with a zigzag border. The pattern is generally white against a red ground.

    Selvedge. The pattern is slightly blurred on the reverse.

    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. 347 on p. 103 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 103 fig. 347

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