Two tabs, one with a palmette, the other with a cross and leaves

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    Two small tabs sewn base to base. One contains a palmette, the other is diagonally crossed and has a curving, stylized leaf in each segment. The resist defines the design, the background is blue.

    There is some light blue at the centre of the palmette, and stitching in addition to the flat seam that holds the two tabs together.

    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. 178 on p. 49 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 49 fig. 178

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