Textile fragment with interlocking spirals or rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    Interlocking rosettes and small quatrefoils, as in Cat. no. 502 [EA1990.509] and related to the group of textiles starting with Cat. no. 288 [EA1990.297]. Here the pattern is set into a large, rhombic-shaped frame.

    The reverse is blurred and partly more saturated with dye than the surface. Possibly 13th century; see Cat. no. 296 [EA1990.305].

    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. 504 on p. 150 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 150 fig. 504

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