Textile fragment with Maltese crosses and floral shapes

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field of small, brown Maltese crosses alternating with red, undifferentiated floral shapes. The background is white.

    Selvedge. It is difficult to distinguish between the surface and reverse, although one side possibly shows slightly less dye saturation.

    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. 492 on p. 147 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 147 fig. 492

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