Textile fragment with plants and leaves

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    Fine, white lines link into plant shapes, with red leaves attached. Delicate, brown lines create ornate zigzag designs. The background is light blue.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation for the red and brown, but considerably more for the blue. The size of blocks used was 15 cm. x 9 cm.

    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. 985 on p. 292 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 292 fig. 985

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