Tab with stylized plant

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    A tab filled with a stylized, symmetrical plant. The plant is white on a red ground, with some blue details, and the background to the tab is deep blue.

    Selvedge. There are the remains of white and blue stitching around the outline of the tab. The reverse shows slightly more dye saturation for the red, and considerably more for the blue. The size of the block used was 15 cm. x 10 cm.

    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. 1071 on pp. 318-319 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 48 & 319, vol. ii p. 318 fig. 1071

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