Textile fragment with columns, stylized trees, diamond-shapes, and leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    A row of columns and stylized trees, as Cat. no. 544 [EA1990.551], with an additional band of diamond shapes and stylized leaves. The pattern is white against a red background. There is further, very fragmentary evidence of a floral design which is white against a brown background.

    The reverse is more saturated with dye 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. 545 on p. 162 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 162 fig. 545

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