Textile fragment with rosettes, stylized leaves, and a diamond-shape

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  • Catalogue text

    Band of eight-petalled rosettes, blue against a white surround, stylized leaves, and diamond shape with stepped sides and a small blue cross at the centre. The design is similar to Cat. no. 146 [EA1990.154]. In general, the pattern is defined by the resist against ablue background, but the rosette and diamond are exceptions.

    Some remains of white stitching.

    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. 160 on p. 44 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 272, vol. ii p. 44 fig. 160

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