Textile fragment with chevrons, trefoils, and stylized leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    A wide band of chevrons moving around a corner, with trefoils set into the triangular spaces; a border of narrow bands of chevrons and stylized leaf shapes. The fragment is similar to the border of Cat. no. 296 [EA1990.305]. The design is generally red set against awhite ground, with a red background.

    Selvedge. The design of the large band of chevrons does not match at the corner. The reverse is heavily saturated with dye.

    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. 298 on p. 89 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 89 fig. 298

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