Textile fragment with bandhani, or tie-dye, imitation and rosettes

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  • Catalogue text

    Band with bandhani-imitation, three lines deep and crossing at right angles to form a grid of squares. Inside each square is a single, eight-petalled rosette with a dot at the centre, as in Cat. no. 46 [EA1990]. Two narrow bands with running vine and separate leaves frame the band. The resist defines the design, the background is 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. 120 on p. 32 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 32 fig. 120

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