Textile fragment with vines, tendrils, and rosettes

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    A continuous pattern of vines and tendrils curving inwards, with small ten-petalled rosettes at the end of the curve. The design is red on a white ground.

    A small fragment in plain red is sewn on at one end, with a combination of silk and ?cotton stitches. There is an additional line of stitching, probably done as a mending seam. 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. 744 on pp. 218-219 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 218 fig. 744

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