Textile fragment with squares and stepped squares

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    A field of large squares with stepped squares inside, and with small rosettes at the centre. These squares are linked by small squares with a beaded border and a rosette at the centre, and diamond shapes are set between. The pattern is red and brown with white outlines against a red background.

    Very small remains of white and blue stitching. The reverse is slightly less saturated with dye than the surface.

    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. 724 on p. 213 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 213 fig. 724

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