Tab with vegetal shape, linked stars, and rosettes

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    A tab with a surround of linked stars and small, eight-petalled rosettes in the lower corners; the centre has a vegetal form with an oval in the centre and leaf terminals. In addition, there is a fragmentary border with a line of zigzag. The resist defines the design, the background is blue.

    Stitching, hemmed edges. The top corner is made by folding over the long sides into triangles, to follow the outline of the tab.

    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. 175 on p. 49 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 49, vol. ii p. 49 fig. 175

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