Sampler with pattern examples

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    A complete sampler printed throughout with pattern examples of different blocks. The designs are of various sizes, either red, purple, or a combination of both.

    The total number of blocks used is more than one hundred and fifty. The sampler is of 19th-century date, as is obvious from some of the designs. However, certain patterns are also present in fragments of much earlier 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. 1192 on p. 360 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 360 fig. 1192 & vol. i pl. 4

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