Textile fragment with tendrils and flowers

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    A field of large, separately placed tendrils with a large flower at the end of each, represented in profile. The pattern is outlined in white against a red ground, and the plant forms are red and brown, with white dots inside the curving stems and leaves.

    The reverse is more saturated with dye, in particular with red, than the surface.

    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. 807 on p. 237 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 238, vol. ii p. 237 fig. 807

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