Textile fragment with flowers

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  • Catalogue text

    A continuous field of finely drawn, brown tendrils, as well as leaves and naturalistic flowers. The flowers are filled with red or purple. The ground is white.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows less dye saturation 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. 859 on p. 252 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 252 fig. 859

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