Textile fragment with interlocking squares and triangles

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of interlocking, brown squares and triangles defined by white outlines and partly also filled with blue. The band has narrow borders of white zigzag lines, and on either side is the beginning of a brown and white pattern.

    The method of design application and the colour scheme are similar to Cat. no. 1042 [EA1990.1049]. The resist is possibly drawn on by hand. The reverse shows more dye saturation 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. 1045 on p. 310 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 310 fig. 1045

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