Textile fragment with tendrils and flower-heads

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    A continuous field of large, red tendrils with small flower heads seen in profile, against a background of small, brown plant shapes on a white ground. In addition there are small red discs with a white rosette in each.

    Selvedge. The size of the block used was 11.5 cm. x 7.5 cm.

    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. 745 on p. 219 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 219 fig. 745

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