Textile fragment with tendrils, hearts, and tab-shapes

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    A continuous design field of tendrils, heart shapes, and small tab shapes, slightly haphazard in arrangement. The patterns are defined by white and partly filled in with blue; the background is red.

    Selvedge. 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. 998 on p. 296 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 296 fig. 998

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