Textile fragment with hearts and tendrils

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    Two heart shapes defined by blue, filled with white tendrils and a red leaf; additional blue tendrils and red leaves on a white ground. A narrow, red border is adjacent, showing white interlacing vines defined by fine, brown outlines.

    Less dye saturation for red, while there is more for blue.

    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. 981 on pp. 291-292 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 291 fig. 981

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