Tab with plant

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  • Catalogue text

    A tab containing an axis-symmetrical plant, similar to Cat. no. 1071 [EA1990.1078] but considerably smaller. The plant is white on a red ground, and there are some blue details. The background to the tab is deep blue.

    Selvedge with remains of ?silk stitching along it. Additional stitching along one side of the tab, as well as white cotton stitching to mend the fragment. The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface. The size of the block used was 11 cm. x 8 cm.

    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. 1073 on p. 319 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 319 fig. 1073

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