Textile fragment with arches, stylized trees, and rosettes

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    Superimposed rows of arches followed by white rosettes, as well as stylized trees built up from white dots on a blue ground. The entire design appears very dense and lacks clarity.

    Selvedge at right angles to the design bands. The dye saturation is identical on both sides of the fragment, and it is not possible to distinguish between surface and reverse. The thread used is very fine.

    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. 960 on p. 285 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 285 fig. 960

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