Textile fragment with interlacing vines and possibly medallions

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    Two wide pattern fields of uncertain design, possibly red and white medallions with blue details. These are separated by a narrow band of interlacing vines with very small rosettes, white with brown outlines on a red ground; the same border pattern is repeated at right angles, running the entire length of the textile.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation for red and brown, but considerably more for blue.

    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. 993 on p. 295 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 295 fig. 993

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