Textile fragment with leaves, rosettes, diamond-shapes, and zigzag

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    Three narrow bands, one with alternating leaves and small rosettes, the second with very small diamond shapes, and the third with a zigzag filled with floral shapes. In general the pattern is red or brown on a white ground.

    Selvedge at right angle to the bands. The reverse shows more dye saturation 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. 575 on p. 170 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 170 fig. 575

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