Textile fragment with hearts and leaves

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    A wide band of heart shapes with beaded surrounds, and filled and surrounded with leaf shapes. Beaded edges also contain a continuous vine on either side. At right angles to this band there are two narrow bands, one with diamond shapes, the other with stylized bodhi tree leaves. The design is defined by white outlines against a red ground and filling.

    Selvedge; remains of white and blue stitching.

    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. 332 on p. 98 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 333, vol. ii p. 98 fig. 332

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