Textile fragment with cross-hatched frame and leaves

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    A long, narrow, blue oblong with a cross-hatched, white frame and containing a single white tendril. In addition there are large, swirling blue leaves filled with white lines on a red ground.

    Selvedge. The reverse shows partly less dye saturation for the red, although there are areas where this is not the case. There is more blue on the reverse than on the surface.

    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. 1136 on p. 343 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 343 fig. 1136

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