Textile fragment with crescents, square, and tendrils

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    A field with various, unconnected designs: white and blue crescent shapes, a square, and tendrils, all on red ground. In addition there are two narrow bands, one with stepped triangles with vertical blue and white lines, the other with small, blue and red squares.

    For both red and blue, the reverse shows more dye saturation than 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. 1138 on p. 344 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 344 fig. 1138

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