Textile fragment with tendrils, flowers or fruit, and rosettes

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    A continuous design of densely spaced red tendrils and small, oval flowers or fruit. In addition there is a wide band with brown and red rosettes, the latter set into a white tear-drop surround, with white tendrils emerging. The background of the band is red. Narrow, brown borders with white diamond shapes are on either side.

    Selvedge at right angles to the band. The reverse shows 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. 841 on pp. 247-248 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 247 fig. 841

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