Textile fragment with pillars

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  • Catalogue text

    A band of pillars that can be read as white on red or red on white, as in Cat. no. 926 [EA1990.932]. The design also shows the beginning of white cross-hatching against blue.

    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. 927 on p. 275 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 275 fig. 927

Nabholz-Kartaschoff, Marie-Louise, Golden Sprays and Scarlet Flowers: Traditional Indian Textiles From the Museum of Ethnography, Basel, Switzerland (Kyoto: Shikosha Publishing, 1986), no. 86 on p. 206 & no. 86 on p. 261, pp. 82, 84, & 204, illus. p. 85 pl. 86

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