Textile fragment with large medallions and flower-heads

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    A continuous field of large medallions filled with red flower-heads. The medallions are either red or white, with brown outlines and a ring of small plants attached to the surround. Small white tendrils fill the space between the medallions. Towardsthe selvedge is a wide border, with white oval medallions containing a red flower, and brown half-medallions with half-rosettes. The background of the band is red, filled with white tendrils. On either side is a brown border with white discs.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows less 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. 677 on pp. 199-200 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 199 fig. 677

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