Textile fragment with circles and quatrefoils

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  • Catalogue text

    Two narrow bands, one with red circular shapes on blue, the other with small red quatrefoils on white. At right angles to the bands is the beginning of another red design on white ground; this is too fragmentary to read.

    Selvedge parallel to the two bands desribed. The reverse shows less dye saturation than the surface for the red, but more for 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. 1001 on p. 297 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 297 fig. 1001

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