Textile fragment with tab-shapes, linked rosettes, and an oval

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  • Catalogue text

    Two tab shapes, each containing a different version of a symmetrical plant, and a band of linked rosettes and an oval with tendrils emerging, as in Cat. no. 189 [EA1990.197]. The patterns are generally white on a red ground, and the background to both tabs is over-dyed with blue.

    Selvedge with fragmentary remains of stitching. The reverse shows more dye saturation than the surface, in particular for the red.

    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. 1075 on p. 320 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 320 fig. 1075

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