Textile fragment with plants and flowers

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  • Catalogue text

    A band with plants growing from stylized mounds; a single flower with a thin stem and long petals, seen in profile, alternates with two plants emerging from one base, as in Cat. no. 594 [EA1990.601]. The pattern is white against a red ground. Additional bands with apattern against a brown ground are fragmentary.

    The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 595 on p. 175 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 175 fig. 595

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