Textile fragment with tendrils, flowers, and leaves

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    A continuous field of large tendrils with flowers and leaves. The tendrils either are blue on the blue ground, with brown outlines, or they are made up from rows of small, white overlapping rosettes. The flower heads are red and white, all with brown outlines.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation for brown and red, but more for the blue.

    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. 989 on pp. 293-294 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 293 fig. 989

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