Textile fragment with tendrils, leaves, and flower-heads

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    Large, stylized tendrils, turning back upon themselves, with leaves and flower-heads attached and shown in profile. The pattern is red against a white background.

    The reverse is less saturated with dye than the surface. The size of the block used is possibly 10.5 cm. x 10.5 cm., although the printing is well done and there is no clear break in 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. 412 on p. 122 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 122 fig. 412

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