Textile fragment with dotted vine and stylized tendrils

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  • Catalogue text

    Bands with a dotted vine are combined with a pattern of stylized, separate tendrils, as in Cat. no. 547 [EA1990.554]. The design has two corners. There is also the star and diamond pattern of Cat. no. 531 [EA1990.538].

    Stitching probably done to mend the fabric. The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface.

    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. 552 on p. 164 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 164 fig. 552

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