Textile fragment probably imitating patola pattern, with diamond-shapes and squares

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  • Catalogue text

    Red, blue, and white diamonds with stepped borders and connected by red squares.

    Surface and reverse show an equal saturation of dyes, so that it is not possible to determine their application. The design apparently imitates the ikat designs and technique of patola, as in Cat. no. 1018 [EA1990.1025].

    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. 1019 on p. 302 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 302 fig. 1019 & vol. i pl. 38

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