Textile fragment with flowering plants

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    A continuous field of pairs of stylized flowering plants, every second one with three additional flower-heads at the base. On one side of the field is a narrow band with a stylized vine, represented as a single line of dots with separate leaves. The patterns have white outlines against red, apparently with some brown added to the flowers.

    The design is very faint. The reverse is considerably 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. 810 on pp. 238-239 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 238 fig. 810

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