Textile fragment with medallion and linked stars

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  • Catalogue text

    A border band with a medallion with leaf terminals; on either side of it are eight-petalled rosettes set into linked star shapes, as in Cat. no. 189 [EA1990.197]. On both sides the band has a sawtooth edge. The pattern is white on red, with tracings of blue as well.

    Selvedge parallel to the band. The reverse has some additional red lines where the resist has cracked. The size of the block used was 12 cm. x 8.5 cm.

    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. 898 on p. 267 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 267 fig. 898

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