Textile fragment with circles, rosettes, and crosses

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous design of small and big discs, the larger ones filled with eight-petalled rosettes and crosses. The small discs are red, the larger ones red and blue with white outlines, and the background is blue.

    The reverse shows less dye saturation for the red, and more for the blue. Parts of the fragment are badly faded.

    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. 1094 on p. 327 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 327 fig. 1094

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