Textile fragment with bands of tendrils, rosettes, and crenellations

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    A band of small rosettes, white on a brown ground, and flanked on either side by a line of dots; adjacent to this band is a row of crenellations, appearing either as white on red or as red on white. This band is followed by curving tendrils with small rosettes attached, red against a white background.

    The reverse shows slightly less 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. 626 on p. 184 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 184 fig. 626

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