Textile fragment with dotted vine and rhombic shapes

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  • Catalogue text

    Two bands, one with a continuous vine made up from dots, the other with rhombic shapes possible representing a flowering plant, as in Cat. no. 525 [EA1990.532]. Additional fragmentary evidence of a spiral design similar to Cat. no. 511 [EA1990.518]. The pattern is white against a red or brown background.

    The reverse is slightly less precise in pattern outline 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. 550 on pp. 163-164 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 163 fig. 550

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