Textile fragment with linked circles and interlace

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    A continuous field of large, linked white circles, each with an interlace as a frame, and a red flower in the centre. Smaller white and brown rosettes are set between the circles. The background is red.

    Selvedge and a very carefully sewn rolled hem. The weave is very loose, like a muslin. The dye saturation is equal for surface and reverse.

    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. 863 on pp. 253-254 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 253 fig. 863

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