Textile fragment with palmettes

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    Large palmette shapes, each with a circle at the base containing a flower with three blossoms. The background is red and filled with small white dots.

    A seam links two fragments. They are sewn together with the design at right angles. The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 792 on p. 232 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 232 fig. 792

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