Textile fragment with rosettes and flower-heads

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    A continuous design with irregularly placed, small and large red rosettes, as well as flower-heads seen in side view. Between the flowers there are parallel red lines of different lengths, simulating shading.

    Selvedge, with remains of stitching along it. The reverse shows very little dye saturation. Probably 19th century.

    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. 457 on p. 134 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 134 fig. 457

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