Textile fragment with flowers, quatrefoils, and rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    Four-petalled flowers and single dots form a grid of squares, each containing either a quatrefoil, or an eight-petalled rosette with a dot at the centre. The arrangement is comparable to Cat. no. 90 [EA1990.98]. The resist defines the pattern, the background is blue.

    Selvedge. Some overlapping of design identifies the length of one block side as 14 cm.

    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. 97 on p. 26 (vol. ii), vol. ii pp. 26-27, vol. ii p. 26 fig. 97 & vol. i pl. 26

Barnes, Ruth, ‘Indian Textiles for Island Taste: Gujarati Cloth in Eastern Indonesia’, Ars Orientalis, 34, (2004), p. 140, illus. p. 140 fig. 5

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