Textile fragment with flowers, leaves, and berries

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    A continuous field of large, stylized, white and red flowers and leaves defined by brown outlines against a red ground. The background is also filled with small, white tendrils and bunches of berries. The design is similar to Cat. no. 1121 [EA1990.1128], but there is apparently no indigo applied.

    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. 811 on p. 239 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 239 fig. 811

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