Textile fragment with bands of linked flowers and leaves

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    Bands of stylized, linked purple flowers and green leaves on a white ground, as well as a white braided design on a purple ground. Yellow stripes are set between.

    Selvedge and the remains of stitching. The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface. The fabric is probably early 20th century. It was not recorded in the first survey of the collection.

    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. 1224 on p. 371 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 371 fig. 1224

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