Textile fragment with rosettes, serrated crosses, stars, and dots

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  • Catalogue text

    A variety of bands, diagonal and at right angles to each other, with rosettes as in Cat. no. 511 [EA1990.518], the snowflake pattern of Cat. no. 35 [EA1990.43], and stars and dots. The pattern is white against a red or brown background.

    A single blue stitch remains in the fragment. There also seem to be traces of blue dye on the fragment. The reverse is heavily saturated with dye.

    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. 518 on p. 154 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 154 fig. 518

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