Textile fragment with leaves and flower-heads, possibly from a garment

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    Plants with swirling stems, small leaves, and large flower-heads attached to them; the latter are filled with small dots. The pattern is red against a white background.

    Stitching along a tailored edge, as though for the inset of a sleeve. The reverse is less saturated with dye 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. 407 on p. 120 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 120 fig. 407

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