Textile fragment with medallions

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    Large red medallions complement each other in shape. They are separated by narrow white bands with a single dotted line, interrupted by small cartouches and lobed medallions. Inside the large medallions are brown quatrefoils with white outlines that have small leaves emerging. The quatrefoils are filled with white tendrils.

    The reverse shows less 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. 758 on pp. 222-223 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 222 fig. 758

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