Textile fragment with small rosettes and dots

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    A continuous pattern of small, eight-petalled, brown and red rosettes, and dots placed between them. The design is outlined in white against a red background.

    The parts of the textile dyed brown have, to some degree, dissolved, which indicates the use of an iron mordant with a long-term destructive effect.

    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. 479 on pp. 143-144 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 143 fig. 479

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