Textile fragment with interlace, tendrils, and leaves

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    Small, white tendrils and leaves entirely fill a band with dense interlace. The background is red. On either side is the beginning of a design with large vegetal forms. These have white outlines on a brown ground, and the background is red.

    The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 776 on p. 227 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 227 fig. 776

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