Textile fragment with dots arranged as triangles

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    A red band with large and small white dots, the large ones arranged as triangles, the small ones as rhombic shapes with pointed ends. In addition there is a blue band with a row of white squares with red outlines and a red quatrefoil inside.

    Selvedge; the bands are set at right angles to it. The reverse is less saturated with red dye than the surface, but shows more blue dye.

    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. 912 on p. 271 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 271 fig. 912

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