Textile fragment with swirling leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    Separate leaves loosely arranged in a pattern of swirls, as in Cat. no. 41 [EA1990.49]. The leaves are light against a brown background.

    The pattern is slightly blurred on the reverse. The comparative example in Pfister (1938: pl. XVa) only approximately resembles the design.

    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. 286 on p. 85 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 85 fig. 286

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