Textile fragment with tendrils, leaves, and flowers

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    A continuous field of tendrils with small heart-shaped leaves and flowers, the largest appearing in profile. The design is white with brown outlines on a red ground.

    A seam connects two fragments at their selvedges. Their measurements are: (a) warp 17 cm., weft 9 cm.; (b) warp 17 cm., weft 22.5 cm. 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. 833 on p. 245 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 245 fig. 833

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