Textile fragment with basket and tree

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    A blue, green, and brown basket has a tree growing from it, with flowers and fruit emerging. The large design is surrounded on four sides by a wide border with garlands of flowers. The background is yellow.

    Two selvedges. The reverse shows slightly less dye saturation than the surface. The print is probably of late 19th-century date.

    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. 1219 on p. 369 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 369 fig. 1219

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