Textile fragment with rosettes, linked circles, and lobed leaves

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  • Catalogue text

    Red, twelve-petalled rosettes with a dot in the centre, and set into squares formed by linked circles and lobed leaf shapes, similar to Cat. no. 467 [EA1990.474]. The circle-and-leaf shapes are defined through brown outlines; the background to the pattern is white.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows less dye saturation 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. 468 on p. 140 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 140 fig. 468

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