Tab with stylized flowering plant, rosette, and vine

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  • Catalogue text

    A tab with a continuous vine as a surround, and squares containing a rosette in the lower corners; a flowering plant inside. The plant's central rosette has the same shape as Cat. no. 164 [EA1990.172], and scroll and flower at the top also are similar. The resist defines the design, the background is blue.

    Delicate stitching around the edge shapes a finely folded hem. On one side there is coarse stitching as well.

    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. 169 on p. 47 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 47 fig. 169

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