Textile fragment with dots, quatrefoils, and circles

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    Lines of dots run parallel and at right angles to each other, diagonally to the selvedge, and form a grid of squares. Each of these has either a quatrefoil inside, or a white circle containing a blue ring. The resist defines the design, the background is blue.

    Selvedge. The blue background has two shades; it is possible that these are meant to be regular and that the squares containing the circles have all been dyed a darker 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. 105 on pp. 28-29 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 28 fig. 105

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